Herbed Quinoa and Chickpea Pilaf

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2 tbsp.

GOYA® Recaito

¾ cup

orange juice

1 tsp.


1 can (15.5 oz.)

GOYA® Chick Peas, rinsed and drained

Chick Peas

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½ cup

mint leaves, chopped

½ cup

parsley leaves, chopped


toasted hazelnuts or pistachios, chopped

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This protein-rich side dish is loaded with flavor and quick to prepare! Nutritious GOYA® Organic Quinoa is simmered beautifully with recaíto and orange juice. Then, plump and nutty GOYA® Chick Peas are stirred in, along with fresh mint, parsley and hazelnuts. Enjoy this delicious medley of fresh spring tastes!


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Step 1

Combine oil, Recaito, quinoa, orange juice, salt and ¾ cup water to boil. Simmer covered over medium-low heat, until liquid is absorbed and quinoa is tender, 20 minutes. Stir in chick peas. Remove from heat and let stand, covered, for 5 minutes. Stir in mint, parsley and hazelnuts.

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