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Spanish Quinoa


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.

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