|Photo Credit: Flickr Mary Thompson Quinoa|
8 oz orzo pasta
10 oz quinoa
6 oz canned artichoke hearts
3 TB olive oil
1 tsp butter (optional)
3 TB parmesan cheese (optional)
4 cups of water
|Photo Credit: Flickr Foodista Blog Orzo with Chicken|
Step 1: Rinse the quinoa three times in clean, cold water before boiling according to package directions.
Step 2: In a skillet, brown the dry orzo pasta in butter and olive oil as if you are making pilaf.
|Photo Credit: Flickr Adactio Artichokes|
Serve with lean protein such as fish or poultry. Add capers if you'd like.