Minted Quinoa With Pine Nuts

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Minted Quinoa With Pine Nuts
Serves 4 to 6


  • 1 cup dry quinoa
  • 1 cup small cauliflower florets
  • 2 cups water
  • 1/2 cup pine nuts, lightly toasted
  • 3 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 3 tablespoons chopped mint
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • Salt and pepper



  1. Rinse quinoa well. Place quinoa, cauliflower and water in a sauce pan, cover, and bring to a boil.
  2. Season with salt, cover, and reduce heat to low. Simmer until all liquid has been absorbed and quinoa is tender, 10 to 15 minutes.
  3. Gently fold in pine nuts, green onions, mint and olive oil. Taste and adjust seasoning with salt and pepper.
  4. Transfer to a serving bowl and serve immediately.


Food & Drink
Mel Epres, Dazinger Kosher Catering Chef with Stuart Morginstin