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Blogging Marathon# 46: Week 2/ Day 1 Theme: Lemon/ Lime Recipes Dish: Cilantro-Lime Quinoa We are starting another week of Blogging marathon today and my theme for this week is 'Lemon/ Lime recipes'. Adding lemon juice to any dish brings out the flavor and makes it taste refreshing. I wanted to make Cilantro-Lime rice for today, but used quinoa instead of rice and made this cilantro-lime quinoa. This is a light and fresh tasting dish that is a great alternate to plain quinoa. Lime and fresh herbs make this dish a perfect complement to heavier stews and fried foods, and...


Servings

34 serving

Total time

40 minutes

Cuisines

American

Courses


Ingredients

  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 2 tbsp lime juice
  • 2 tsp lime zest
  • ricotta
  • 1 green onions
  • to taste Salt Pepper

Method

  1. In a heavy pot, combine quinoa, 1¾cups of water or broth, olive oil, lime juice, zest and salt and pepper to taste. Bring the mixture to a boil, lower the heat to a simmer, cover the pot and cook for 15~20 minutes, until the liquid is absorbed and the rice grains are tender.
  2. Remove from the heat and sprinkle the cooked quinoa with chopped cilantro and green onions. Fluff the quinoa gently. Serve immediately.