Mexican Qunioa

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 5
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 198.4
  • Total Fat: 5.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.7 mg
  • Sodium: 818.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 32.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.1 g
  • Protein: 6.3 g

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A Mexican inspired quinoa recipe to enjoy with your favorite dishes! A Mexican inspired quinoa recipe to enjoy with your favorite dishes!
Number of Servings: 5


    1 cup Quinoa, I prefer rainbow
    1 can rotel tomatoes with chiles
    1/2 cup chicken stock
    1 sweet red pepper
    1 sweet orange pepper
    1 sweet yellow pepper
    1/2 a red bell pepper
    1/2 an orange bell pepper
    1/2 a yellow bell pepper
    1 clove of garlic minced finely
    1/2 an onion finely chopped
    1-2 tbs olive oil
    Salt and pepper to taste


Rinse quinoa until the water runs clear and set aside.
Heat olive oil in a pan and add half of an onion chopped and one clove of garlic minced for a minutes. Saute chopped bell peppers and sweet peppers (I use half of a red bell pepper, half of a yellow, half of an orange, one sweet red pepper, one sweet yellow pepper, and one sweet orange pepper) for about 2 minutes. Add rinsed quinoa and saute for about five minutes.
While sautéing I liked to blend my rotel tomatoes with the chicken stock since I hate tomato chunks but this is not a necessary step.
Add seasonings, rotel tomatoes, and chicken stock. Bring to a boil and then reduce to a simmer for 20-25 minutes.

Serving Size: Serves 4-5 people

Number of Servings: 5

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user BURTNEE.

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