Spinach and Quinoa Pilaf

  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 1 small yellow onion, finely chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 cup rinsed quinoa
  • 1 1/4 cups water
  • 5 cups spinach (5 ounces)
  • 1 tablespoon grated lemon zest

In a large saucepan, melt butter over medium. Add onion and garlic; cook until soft, about 4 minutes. Add quinoa and cook 1 minute. Add water and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, until water is absorbed, about 20 minutes. Stir in spinach and lemon zest, then season with salt and pepper.

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