Ultimate Reset Recipe: Quinoa Lentil Pilaf

Makes 1 serving!
Ingredients:
  • 1 1/2 tsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 medium carrot, diced
  • 1/2 medium stalk celery, diced
  • 1/4 medium onion, diced
  • 1/4 medium red bell pepper, diced
  • 1/4 tsp ground smoked paprika
  • 1 dash group cumin
  • 1/4 tsp. ground turmeric
  • 3/4 cup cooked quinoa
  • 1/4 cup cooked lentils
  • 1 1/2 tsp. grated lemon peel
  • 1 1/2 tsp. fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp finely chopped parsley
Cooking Instructions:
Heat oil in medium saucepan over medium-high heat.  Add carrot, celery, onion, bell pepper, paprika, cumin, and turmeric; cook, stirring frequently for 5 minutes or until tender.  Add quinoa, lentils, lemon peel, lemon juice, and parsley to cooked vegetables; heat over medium heat for 2 to 3 minutes, or until heated through.  Fluff with fork and serve.
Note: I passed on the turmeric and red peppers, but I added chili powder instead. I also omitted the lemon peel.