Drunken Quinoa

Drunken Quinoa

Blogger Sarah W. Caron from Sarah's Cucina Bella creates a wine-flavored side dish worthy of your best beef entrée.

Prep Time

05

Minutes

Total Time

30

Minutes

Makes

4

servings

1
teaspoon olive oil
2
to 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
1
cup uncooked quinoa, rinsed
1
cup Progresso® chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
1
cup good-quality red wine
Salt and pepper to taste
Finely chopped fresh chives, if desired
  1. In 3-quart saucepan, heat oil over medium heat. Add garlic; cook and stir about 1 minute or until softened.
  2. Stir in quinoa. Pour in chicken broth and wine. Heat to boiling over medium heat. Reduce heat to low; cover and cook 20 to 25 minutes or until quinoa is softened and liquid has been absorbed.
  3. Remove saucepan from heat. Season quinoa well with salt and pepper. Sprinkle chives over top. Serve immediately.
Makes 4 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
For best results, use a red wine you would drink to make this side dish. The more bite, the better.
Don’t worry—the alcohol cooks off. This dish is totally safe for kids.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
        Exchanges: Free*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.