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Quinoa, Zucchini and Chickpea Pilaf

 

Ingredients:

 

2/3 cup Plain Greek yogurt

 

1/4 cup Fresh basil

 

2 Tbs Olive oil

 

1/2 tsp Sea salt

 

1/4 tsp Black pepper

 

1 Tbs Unsalted butter

 

1 Small onion, chopped

 

1 cup Quinoa, rinsed 

 

1-1/4 Vegetable broth

 

1 Medium zucchini, grated

 

1 Yellow pepper, seeded and chopped

 

1 can Chickpeas, drained and rinsed

 

Goat cheese, to sprinkle on top, optional

 

 

Directions:

 

Quinoa

 

In a medium sauce-pan, melt butter over medium heat. Add onion and cook for 4 minutes. Add in quinoa and broth to pan, bring to boil over high heat. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover and simmer for about 15 minutes or until liquid is absorbed. Remove from heat and transfer quinoa to a serving dish.

 

Dressing

Combine yogurt, basil, olive oil, salt and pepper in food processor. Puree on high speed until well blended and smooth; set aside.

 

Stir prepared dressing, zucchini, yellow pepper, chickpeas into the serving dish with quinoa until combined. Sprinkle some goat cheese on top for a added punch of flavor if desired.