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Mid-Hudson Vegetarian Society, Inc.
38 East Market Street, Rhinebeck, New York 12572 USA -  845-876-2626
Vegetarian - Vegan - Animal Rights - Health - Nutrition - Environment

The mission of the Mid-Hudson Vegetarian Society, Inc. is to promote the vegetarian ethic in the Mid-Hudson (New York) region, educate the community and aid anyone in the pursuit of a totally vegetarian (vegan) cruelty-free and healthful lifestyle.

Recipes

Golden Quinoa Pilaf

1 cup quinoa

1 Tablespoon olive oil

1/2 cup yellow onion, small dice

1/2 red bell pepper, small dice (about 1/2 cup)

1/2 teaspoon turmeric

1/4 teaspoon ground cumin

2 cups vegetable broth or water

1/4 - 1/2 teaspoon salt, to taste

black pepper, to taste

1. Rinse quinoa under cool running water in a fine-mesh strainer and drain well.

2. Heat oil in a medium-sized sauce pan over medium heat. Add onion and pepper and saute until vegetables are softened, about 5-7 minutes.

3. Stir in turmeric and cumin. Cook, stirring, for 1-2 minutes.

4. Add quinoa and toss to coat with vegetables and spices. Cook 2-3 minutes, stirring occasionally.

5. Add broth or water and salt & pepper (use larger amount of salt if using water). Bring to a boil then reduce heat to low and cook, covered, 15-17 minutes, until all liquid is absorbed.

6. Allow to stand covered for 5-10 minutes. Fluff with a fork before serving. Garnish with fresh chopped parsley, if desired.

 

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