Vegan Spanish Quinoa

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 247.7
  • Total Fat: 4.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 97.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 45.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 5.6 g
  • Protein: 8.5 g

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A substitute for Spanish Rice with an amped up amount of protein! A substitute for Spanish Rice with an amped up amount of protein!
Number of Servings: 4


    1 cup dry quinoa, rinsed
    1 t olive oil
    1/ 2 onion
    1 green bell pepper
    2 cloves garlic, minced
    2 T tomato paste
    2 cups water
    1/2 t oregano
    1/ 2 t chili powder
    1/2 t cumin
    1 cup corn


serving size: makes Four 1 cup servings

-In a large frying pan, add oil, onion and bell pepper- saute for 2 minutes. Add garlic, saute another minute.
-Add tomato sauce, water and spices. Stir to break down the tomato paste.
-Add quinoa and bring to a boil and cook for 15 minutes or until water dissappears. Cover & simmer another 5 minutes, stirring as needed.
-Add in corn.

-Vegetable broth may be used instead of water for added flavor, but adjust calories accordingly.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user LMJOHNSO.

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