1 tablespoon OLIVE OIL $
1 cup chopped spring or sweet onion $
1/2 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme
1 (9-ounce) package frozen artichoke hearts, thawed
1 cup fat-free, lower-sodium chicken broth $
1/2 cup uncooked quinoa
1 cup chopped fresh parsley
5 teaspoons grated lemon rind $
1 1/2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice $
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt

Preparation

1. HEAT OIL in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Add onion and thyme; sauté 5 minutes or until onion is tender. Add artichokes; sauté 2 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Add broth and quinoa; bring to a simmer. Cover and cook 18 minutes or until liquid is completely absorbed.

2. Remove pan from heat. Stir in parsley, rind, juice, and salt. Serve warm or at ROOM TEMPERATURE.

Note:

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Allison Fishman

This recipe was shared via http://www.myrecipes.com/recipe/quinoa-salad-with-artichokesAPRIL 2011
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