Spiky Thyme Cranberry Quinoa
This Spiky Thyme Cranberry Quinoa is a striking balance of bright and earthy flavors that will compliment any meal.
Servings 4 People
- 1 Tbsp olive oil
- 1 Cup Quinoa
- 2 Cups Chicken Stock or Broth
- 1/4 Cups Dried Cranberries Craisins
- 1 Tsp Spiky Thyme
In a medium sauce pan, heat 1 tbsp olive oil on medium heat.
Measure out 1 cup of quinoa and add it to the pan. Gently stir quinoa and get a light coating of oil on each grain. Let the quinoa toast for 2-3 minutes.
Add chicken stock, dried cranberries, and spiky thyme to the pot. Gently stir to make sure spices and cranberries are evenly distributed.
Bring liquid to a simmer, and let cook, covered, on low heat for 25 minutes.
When the quinoa is finished, all of the chicken stock will be absorbed. Fluff quinoa with a fork and serve.
Calories: 254kcal | Carbohydrates: 37g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 3mg | Sodium: 174mg | Potassium: 365mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin C: 0.6mg | Calcium: 24mg | Iron: 2.2mg