Relive the excitement of the Patriots’ path to their fourth Super Bowl Championship with “Pumped,” a special commemorative book from The Boston Globe.

seasonal recipe

Recipe for red and black quinoa pilaf with brown rice

Karoline Boehm Goodnick for The Boston Globe

Serves 4

Chicken or vegetable stock adds richness to this red and black quinoa, a side dish for fish or poultry. If you cannot find both kinds of quinoa, use all white, or all of any color, or a blend of colors. The dish, which includes brown rice, has a wholesome, nutty taste.

2tablespoons olive oil
1small onion, finely chopped
1celery stalk, finely chopped
1carrot, finely chopped
cups chicken or vegetable stock
½cup long-grain brown rice
Salt and pepper, to taste
¼cup red quinoa
¼cup black quinoa
2tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

1. In saucepan over medium heat, heat the olive oil. Add the onion, celery, and carrot. Cook, stirring often, for 8 minutes, or until they soften.

Continue reading below

2. Stir in the stock and bring to a boil. Add the brown rice, salt, and pepper. Cover the pan, lower the heat, and simmer for 20 minutes.

3. Add red and black quinoa, and simmer an additional 15 minutes, or until the rice and quinoa are tender and the grains have absorbed the liquid.

4. Remove from the heat and fluff the pilaf with two forks. Garnish with parsley.

Allison Boomer

Loading comments...

Wake up with today's top stories.

Want each day's news headlines delivered fresh to your
inbox every morning? Just connect with us
in one of the following ways:
Please enter a valid email will never post anything without asking. Privacy Policy
Subscriber Log In

You have reached the limit of 5 free articles in a month

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week
Marketing image of
Marketing image of