Mexican Style Quinoa

Servings 8, Calories 186, Fat 2.9g, Carbohydrates 32.4g, Protein 7.9g, Cholesterol 0mg, Sodium 216mg, Fiber 4.6g, Sugars 2.8g, WW Pts 5

Mexican Style Quinoa
Mexican Style Quinoa

PREP TIME

10

minutes

TOTAL TIME

57

minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

PREP TIME

10

minutes

TOTAL TIME

57

minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

Ingredients

  • 1

    cup vegetable broth

  • 15

    ounces whole peeled tomatoes in juice

  • 1/2

    teaspoon organic canola oil

  • 2

    serrano or jalapeno chiles, seeded and diced

  • 1

    cup white onion, diced

  • 2

    cups quinoa, rinsed

  • 1

    teaspoon garlic, minced

  • 1

    teaspoon smoked paprika

  • 1

    cup frozen peas, thawed

Directions

1.Place vegetable broth and tomatoes in a blender and process until smooth. Set aside. 2.Heat olive oil to medium high. Add chiles and onion and cook for 4 minutes. Add quinoa, then garlic and paprika and cook for 3 more minutes, stirring often. Add tomato mixture and bring to a simmer. Reduce heat to low and cover. Cook for 30 minutes. Add peas and recover. Cook for 5 minutes longer. Remove from heat and allow to sit for 5 more minutes. Fluff and serve.

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