Spanish Quinoa

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Total Time
35mins
Prep
10 mins
Cook
25 mins

This is the recipe that got me to like quinoa! It's really simple and tasty. Toasting the quinoa before cooking, gives it a really rich and nutty flavor. Don't skip that part! This recipe was developed by Sarah Matheny for her cookbook, "Peas and Thank You".

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan over medium heat, add the quinoa and toast until the grains are slightly golden brown, about 4 to 5 minutes.
  2. Add onion, broth, tomato sauce and chili powder and bring to a boil. Cover and reduce the heat to low. Simmer for 20 minutes.
  3. Remove from the heat and fluff with a fork. Season with salt and pepper before serving.
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3 5

This was my first time cooking quinoa. We all liked the texture but I found the flavor to be a bit one note. If I made this again I would saute the onion, add garlic and cumin and reduce the chili powder a bit.