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Quinoa With Vegetables

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Ingredients
  Nonfat chicken broth/Vegetable broth / water 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Cayenne pepper 1 Pinch
  Quinoa 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Chopped canned plum tomatoes 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Fresh Or Low Sodium)
  Chopped scallions 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chopped green bell pepper 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chopped parsley 3 Tablespoon
  Chopped mushrooms 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

Heat 1/4 cup of the broth or water in a heavy saucepan over medium heat.
Add garlic and scallions.
Cook and stir for 5 minutes.
Add more liquid during this process if necessary.
Add green pepper and mushrooms and saute for 5 more minutes.
Add the remaining 1 3/4 cups broth and bring to a boil.
Stir in cayenne, quinoa, and tomatoes.
Return to a boil.
Reduce heat.
Cover and simmer for 30 minutes or until the liquid has been absorbed.
Let sit for 5 minutes.
Add parsley and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Boiled
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Vegetable
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy

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