Skillet Quinoa
Bev Krick


2 t. olive oil or a bit more
1/2 C. chopped onion
2 t. minced ginger
2 minced garlic cloves
1 C. red quinoa
1 broth cube
1 1/2 C. water
1 can rinsed beans - black or chickpeas
1/3 C. raisins plumped in hot water 10 min, drain
1 T. minced fresh mint
2 T. lemon or lime juice


Heat oil, add onion, garlic & ginger, saute 4 minutes. Add quiona, saute 1 minute more. Add water and broth cube & bring to a boil, lower heat & cook gently for 15 minutes. Fluff with fork, add beans, raisins, mint & juice. Cook 1 more minute. (May need to cook longer)