Nutty Citrus Quinoa


  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 180 g dry quinoa
  • 55 g sliced almonds
  • 65 g pine nuts
  • 2 medium green onions, thinly sliced, divided
  • 250-375 ml 100% Florida grapefruit juice, divided
  • 250-375 ml chicken stock, divided
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper, or to taste
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 medium Florida grapefruit, segmented, chopped


Nutty Citrus Quinoa

In medium saucepan, heat oil over medium heat; add quinoa.Cook, stirring until quinoa begins to turn golden brown (about 5 minutes).Add almonds and pine nuts; cook and stir for 2 to 3 minutes until nuts are toasted.

Add 1-½ green onions, 250 ml grapefruit juice, 250 ml chicken stock, cayenne pepper, salt and pepper; stir to combine.Bring to a boil; reduce heat to simmer, cover and cook for 20 minutes.Stir occasionally and add additional grapefruit juice and chicken stock, if needed.

Remove from heat; stir in grapefruit and remaining ½ green onion; cover and let sit for 5 minutes.Fluff with fork and serve.