Quinoa Stuffing

This stuffing is not just for the holidays but is delicious for anytime of the year. Simple and easy to make theres no excuse not to try it! This recipe comes from Autumn & Bobby Calabrese off the beachbody website. You can find it here: https://www.beachbody.com/beachbodyblog/recipes/quinoa-stuffing

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 8 medium celery stalks, chopped (about 4 cups)
  • 2 medium green apples, with peel (about 2 cups)
  • 4 cups low-sodium organic vegetable broth
  • 2 cups dry quinoa, rinsed
  • 1 tsp. sea salt
  • 1 tsp. ground cumin
  • ½ tsp. ground black pepper
  • ½ cup dried cranberries
  • ½ cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • ½ cup pine nuts

Instructions

  1. Heat oil in medium saucepan over medium-high heat.
  2. Add onion and garlic; cook, stirring occasionally, for 2 minutes, or until fragrant.
  3. Add celery and apple; cook, stirring frequently, for 8 to 10 minutes, or until tender.
  4. Add broth, quinoa, salt, cumin, and pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low; cook, covered, for 15 minutes, or until most of liquid is absorbed. Remove from heat.
  5. Add cranberries. Cover and let stand for 5 minutes.
  6. Add cilantro and pine nuts; fluff with fork and serve.