Herbed Quinoa
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Herbed Quinoa

Submitted by: Barbara Dodson

Prep Time: 15 Minutes

Cook Time: 20 Minutes

Servings: 4

Tasty gluten-free recipe that's great as a side dish for any meat entree.


  • 1 c. quinoa, white, organic
  • 2 c. broth, vegetable, organic
  • 2 tsp. garlic, fresh, organic
  • 2 tbs. parsley, fresh, organic
  • 1/2 tsp. thyme, fresh, organic
  • 1/2 tsp. sea salt, unrefined and pure
  • black pepper, ground, organic to taste
  • 1 onion, sweet, organic
  • 1/4 c. cranberries, dried, organic
  • 1/8 dsh. lemon juice, pure, organic
  • 1 tbs. butter, unsalted, organic, raw or unpasteurized, grass-fed/pastured


Melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Add quinoa and cook until lightly browned, about 5 minutes. Stir in broth, and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to a simmer, cover, and cook about 15 minutes, or until quinoa is tender.

In a bowl, toss quinoa with chopped garlic, chopped parsley, chopped thyme, salt, pepper, finely chopped onion, and cranberries. Sprinkle with lemon juice, and serve.