Jasmine Rice & Quinoa Pilaf Recipe
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Jasmine Rice & Quinoa Pilaf Recipe

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Light and fluffy, this blend of rice and quinoa has a fun texture, and carrots, onion and broccoli give it pops of flavor. —Jill Heatwole, Pittsville, Maryland
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:2 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 2 servings


  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons chopped carrot
  • 1/2 teaspoon canola oil
  • 1/4 cup uncooked jasmine rice
  • 1/4 cup quinoa, rinsed
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/3 cup chopped fresh broccoli

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 193 calories, 3g fat (0 saturated fat), 3mg cholesterol, 505mg sodium, 36g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 2g fiber), 5g protein.


  1. In a small saucepan, saute onion and carrot in oil until tender. Add rice and quinoa; stir to coat. Stir in broth and pepper.
  2. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 15-20 minutes or until liquid is absorbed, adding the broccoli during the last 3 minutes of cooking. Remove from the heat; let stand for 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork. Yield: 2 servings.
Editor's Note: Look for quinoa in the cereal, rice or organic food aisle.
Originally published as Jasmine Rice & Quinoa Pilaf in The Taste of Home Cookbook 2010, p281

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geipa User ID: 8956666 267688
Reviewed Jun. 6, 2017

"Excellent recipe. Left out broccoli because of allergy so added extra carrot. Otherwise made as written-YUM. Easily 5 star and will make again. Thanks for the great recipe."

Trigger_12 User ID: 7148992 211596
Reviewed Mar. 5, 2013

"I doubled the recipe and added some cooked chicken and egg at the end to make it more of a stir-fry. My mother raved about it and begged me to give her the recipe!"

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