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Moroccan Quinoa

Perfect for any night of the week, this Moroccan-inspired dish features a flavor-rich combination of quinoa, cilantro, pine nuts and dried fruit. Serve as a side dish or add cooked meat or fish for a meal all its own.

Preparation Time: 10 mins
Cooking Time: 20 mins
Cooling Time: 5 mins standing

Servings: 6 servings, 1/2 cup each

1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
1/2 cup chopped shallots
1 large clove garlic, finely chopped
1 cup water
1 cup Apple NESTLÉ® JUICY JUICE® All Natural 100% Juice
1 cup ivory quinoa, rinsed
1 1/2 teaspoons MAGGI Granulated Chicken Flavor Bouillon
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1/3 cup currants or chopped dried cherries or cranberries
1/3 cup coarsely chopped fresh cilantro
1/4 cup pine nuts, toasted
Ground black pepper

HEAT oil in medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Add shallots and garlic; cook, stirring occasionally, for 2 minutes or until fragrant.

STIR in water, Juicy Juice, quinoa, bouillon and cumin. Bring to a boil; reduce heat to medium-low. Cover; cook for 15 minutes or until most of liquid is absorbed.

REMOVE from heat; stir in currants. Cover; let stand for 5 minutes. Add cilantro and pine nuts; fluff with fork and serve. Season with pepper.

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