[Week 6] Monday & Friday - Rest Day Recipes (Quinoa and Almond Pilaf)
Quinoa and Almond Pilaf
One step, 15 minutes, delicious post-run meal. Thank you Martha!
2 tablespoons unsalted butter
1 shallot, minced
Salt and pepper
1 cup quinoa
1/2 cup toasted unsalted almonds, roughly chopped
1/2 cup fresh parsley, chopped
In a medium saucepan, melt butter over medium-high. Add shallot and cook until softened, 4 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Add quinoa and cook 1 minute. Add 1 1/3 cups water, bring to simmer, and cover. Cook until water is absorbed, about 17 minutes. Let stand 10 minutes and then fluff with fork. Stir in almonds and parsley.