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February 03, 2012

Super easy Quinoa

This is a flexible Quinoa recipe!!!
You could use it as a side dish (photo) or you could turn it into a main dish by adding some cooked chicken, canned tuna or smoked salmon. Also you could have it as a salad with some avocado and lemon jus.

1 cup Quinoa
2 tabs olive oil
1 cup frozen mixed vegetables
4 green onion (scallions)
1 can mushroom
2 to 3 tabs Italian seasoning
Salt &pepper to taste

Start by washing well quinoa. Add 2 cups of water and bring to a boil. Then reduce heat and let cook for 15 to 20 minutes or until all the water is absorbed.
In a pan, cook veggies on a medium heat until tender. Add olive oil, onion, mushroom and Italian seasoning.
Combine quinoa with veggies and add salt &pepper to taste.

Prep Time:  3 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 23 minutes
Yield: 4 small servings

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