Minted Green Quinoa Pilaf

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recipe by Tenina Holder https://tenina.com/

  • Time icon
    Total Time
    31mins
  • Serves icon
    Serves
    4
  • Calories icon
    Calories
    193
based on 1 ratings

This vegetarian Quinoa Pilaf is a great dish as a main, or for the meat-lover, as a side dish with some chicken or fish. Fresh and fantastic!

Inspired by: https://tenina.com/recipes/minted-green-quinoa-pilaf

recipe updated 8 Jun 2020

Ingredients

  • Mint icon
    Mint
    ¼ cup (about 6.6 g)
  • Water icon
    Water
    75 g (about ¼ cup)
  • Leek icon
    Leek
    1 (about 90 g)
  • Spring onion icon
    Spring onion
    4 (about 60 g)
  • Asparagus icon
    Asparagus
    397.25 g (about 26 ½)
  • Quinoa icon
    Quinoa
    150 g (about ¾ cup)
  • Water icon
    Water
    1 L (about 1 kg)
  • Garlic clove icon
    Garlic clove
    ½ (about 3 g)
  • Vegetable stock powder icon
    Vegetable stock powder
    ¾ tsp (about 1.88 g)
  • Frozen peas icon
    Frozen peas
    65 g (about ½ cup)
  • Butter icon
    Butter
    30 g (about 2 ⅛ tbsp)
  • Button mushroom icon
    Button mushroom
    200 g (about 6 ⅔)
  • Extra virgin olive oil icon
    Extra virgin olive oil
    as needed

Tools

  • kCook icon TM5
  • kCook icon Medium bowl
  • kCook icon Large serving bowl
  • kCook icon Tm5 bowl
  • kCook icon Simmering basket
  • kCook icon Sink

Step preview

  1. Add quinoa to the simmering basket
  2. Set up your TM5
  3. Add water to the TM5 bowl
  4. Fit TM5 bowl to TM5
  5. Cook - approx 19 min, 100°C, speed 3
  6. Remove simmering basket
  7. Transfer content of TM5 bowl to sink
  8. Set aside simmering basket
  9. Add mint, garlic clove, vegetable stock powder, water and frozen peas to the TM5 bowl
  10. Purée - approx 15 sec, speed 4
  11. Transfer content of TM5 bowl to medium bowl
  12. Add butter, leek and spring onion to the TM5 bowl
  13. Chop - approx 5 sec, speed 5
  14. Scrape down sides of TM5 bowl
  15. Sauté - approx 5 min, varoma, speed 1
  16. Then add button mushroom, asparagus, frozen peas, vegetable stock powder and water to the TM5 bowl
  17. Cook - approx 4 min, 100°C, reverse speed 1
  18. Transfer content of simmering basket to TM5 bowl
  19. Stir - approx 10 sec, reverse speed 1
  20. Transfer content of TM5 bowl to large serving bowl
  21. Garnish with mint
  22. Drizzle with extra virgin olive oil
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