Quinoa with parsley pesto, cranberries, toasted hazelnuts and mushrooms

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Preparation info

  • Serves

    4

    • Difficulty

      Easy

    • Ready in

      55 min

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Vegetarian

Vegetarian

By Alice Hart

Published 2018

  • About

Quinoa is not actually a grain, but a member of the beet and spinach family. It is, however, cooked in a very similar way to most other wholegrains. Here it is simmered to tenderness in a mushroom stock. When cooked, each grain will unfurl like a stretched coil.

Ingredients

  • 15 g (½ oz) dried porcini or other mushrooms
  • 30 g (

Method

Place the dried mushrooms in a heatproof measuring cup. Add enough just-boiled water to reach the 350 ml (12 floz) mark. Set aside.

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