Talk about a nutrition powerhouse… Quinoa is packed with fiber and protein and good for cholesterol control.This grain is the perfect base to a meal. The herbs in this dish make it pop!
- 1 cup quinoa
- 14.5 ounces chicken stock
- 3 tablespoons water
- ½ teaspoon freshly ground pepper
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- ½ teaspoon dried oregano
- ¾ teaspoon dried thyme
- Salt to taste
Combine stock, water and pepper in a saucepan and bring to a boil.
Stir in quinoa, reduce heat to low, and cook, covered, about 12 minutes or until all liquid has been absorbed.
Remove from heat and stir in olive oil, oregano and thyme. Cover again and allow to stand 5 more minutes before serving. Salt to taste.