Pineapple and Cilantro Rice (or Quinoa)
2 cups uncooked brown basmati rice or Quinoa
1 pineapple, peeled, cored, and cut into 1/2-inch cubes
1/2 cup fresh cilantro, leaves, coarsely chopped
1 red bell pepper, seeded and cut into 1/4-inch dice (I used an orange bell pepper I had on hand)
1 1/2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
1 lime, cut into wedges, for garnish
- Bring a medium saucepan of water to a boil. Stir in the rice or Quinoa, reduce to a simmer. Cook until rice is tender but still firm, 10 to 12 minutes. Drain; rinse with cool water.
- Transfer to a bowl, and stir in the pineapple, cilantro, bell pepper, and olive oil. Season with salt and black pepper. Cover, and chill. Serve cooled with lime wedges.