Drunken Quinoa

  • Prep 5 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Servings 4


teaspoon olive oil
to 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
cup uncooked quinoa, rinsed
cup Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
cup good-quality red wine
Salt and pepper to taste
Finely chopped fresh chives, if desired


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  • 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.



Expert Tips

  • 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.

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