Saffron Toasted Quinoa with I Heart Keenwah – Rumi Spice

Saffron Toasted Quinoa with I Heart Keenwah

We teamed up with our friends at I Heart Keenwah to create an awesome Saffron Toasted Quinoa recipe! An easy dish that you'll love— eat this savory dish all on it's own, or top it with your favorite veggies and extra protein.

For a printable recipe, click below:



Saffron Toasted Quinoa with I Heart Keenwah


Place saffron threads in a bowl and add 1 cup of hot water. Allow the saffron to steep for 5 minutes.

Separately, add onion and olive oil to a pan and cook on medium until onion turns translucent.

Add quinoa, 1 cup of saffron-infused water and an additional 1 cup of water (in total: 2 cups of liquid) and bring to a rigorous boil.

Cover pot and simmer on your stove's lowest setting for 20 minutes.

Remove from heat and let rest (still covered) for 10 minutes.

Remove cover. Fluff with a fork and top with salt.



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