Quinoa and Spinach Pilaf

Quinoa and Spinach Pilaf
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 1 small yellow onion, finely chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 1 1/4 cups water
  • 5 (5 ounce) packages baby spinach
  • 1 tablespoon grated lemon zest
  • salt and ground black pepper to taste


  1. Melt butter in a large saucepan over medium heat; cook and stir onion and garlic until onion is softened, about 4 minutes. Add quinoa to onion mixture; cook and stir for about 1 minute more.
  2. Pour water over quinoa mixture; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium, cover saucepan, and simmer until quinoa is tender and water is absorbed, about 20 minutes.
  3. Stir spinach and lemon zest into quinoa mixture; season with salt and pepper.

05/14/2018
Quinoa and Spinach Pilaf, recipe PT15M PT1H 5 455 calories

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