Fall Quinoa with Ginger Gold Hard Cider and Fresh Lemon Thyme

A great fall side dish made with Ginger Gold Hard Cider produced by Windy Hill Orchard & Cider Mill, located in York.

By / Photography By Shell Royster | September 13, 2017

Ingredients

  • ½ sweet onion chopped fine (about ¾ cup)
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 stalk celery
  • 1 medium carrot
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1½ cups organic quinoa
  • 12 ounces Ginger Gold hard cider
  • 12 ounces organic chicken broth
  • Salt and pepper
  • Leaves from 4 sprigs fresh lemon thyme (optional)

Instructions

Chop all vegetables fine. Place olive oil and butter in frying pan on medium-low heat and sauté until soft. Add quinoa, stir to coat and toast lightly, about 4 minutes.

Add the hard cider and chicken broth and stir. Cover and cook on low heat until quinoa is tender, about 20–25 minutes

Salt and pepper to taste. Add lemon thyme leaves if desired.

Ingredients

  • ½ sweet onion chopped fine (about ¾ cup)
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 stalk celery
  • 1 medium carrot
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1½ cups organic quinoa
  • 12 ounces Ginger Gold hard cider
  • 12 ounces organic chicken broth
  • Salt and pepper
  • Leaves from 4 sprigs fresh lemon thyme (optional)
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