Spanish Quinoa and Vegetables
Adapted from: Mama Pea’s Spanish Quinoa
- 1 cup quinoa, rinsed (can be found in the bulk section or organic section of your grocery store)
- 2 cups water
- 2 Tbls olive oil
- 1 onion, chopped
- 1 bell pepper, chopped
- 1-2 jalapenos, minced
- any other veggies you like
- garlic, 3 cloves minced
- 1 Tbls chili powder
- 1 tsp oregano
- 1 15oz can of tomato sauce or puree
Add the quinoa and water to a small saucepan. Bring to a boil and then cover and simmer about 20 minutes, or until the water is absorbed.
In a large pan, saute all of your vegetables in the olive oil until soft. Add your spices and tomatoes and simmer 10 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in quinoa.