Lemon-Scallion Quinoa Pilaf

This protein-packed supergrain tastes extra decadent, thanks to a bright, buttery dressing.


6 - 6 serving

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  • 1 1/2 c. dry quinoa
  • 6 tbsp. butter melted
  • 2 lemons zested and juiced
  • 1 bunch scallions thinly sliced
  • 1/4 c. toasted sliced almonds


In a pot over high heat, combine quinoa and 3 cups water. Bring to a boil; reduce heat, cover, and simmer 15 minutes.

In bowl, mix butter, 3 tablespoons lemon juice, and 1 teaspoon lemon zest. Add quinoa, scallions, and almonds; toss well. 

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