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Thursday, August 9, 2012

Organic Quinoa Recipe

Quinoa has the most protein of any grain, and the highest fat content. It's a great source of vitamins & minerals, Quinoa is higher in lysine than wheat, and is considered a complete protein. I decided to make something different than I usually cook. So I went with what I had on hand and made this delicious quinoa recipe.  

    Ingredients:

1 cup quinoa cook in 2 cups of chicken stock or BTB
1 lb chicken (I had boiled chicken then grounded)
1 onion
2-3 tomatoes
1 red or yellow bell pepper
5 cloves garlic
10-20 basil leafs
Butter
For breakfast  you can add yellow zucchini squash, eggs, heavy whipping

Cook quinoa according to package.
Caramelize minced onion add bell pepper.
Add chicken. Cook for a few min.
Add tomatoes.
Add garlic.
Add basil.
Add quinoa.
Add butter, mix and cook for few min.
In the morning.... makeover. I added yellow zucchini squash and more tomatoes, eggs, heavy whipping.  It tasted awesome:)))
Enjoy quinoa any way you would like:)))

4 comments:

  1. That looks cool, you are big on adding whipping cream to everything. Thanks for sharing that one healthy recipe especially love the veggies.

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    1. I know, I like it creamy:))))))))))))))
      Enjoy:-)
      Thanks, Lana(¯`♥´¯).✫*

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  2. Thank you for this recipe! In love quinoa - my in-laws think I'm wierd that I feed my family with it! :-)))))) I used to add just butter, sometimes some cinammon and almonds. But I sure your version of quinoa would make even my in -laws to change their mind about eating this wonderful grain. Lea, thank you again for an amazing post! - Kate

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    1. Kate- you are eating the good grains. I made plov with bulgur, and it tasted awesome:-) My family wasn't exited about it but I know what's good for them:))) I hope your family will enjoy this recipe ‹(•¿•)›
      (¯`*•.¸(¯`´•...Thank you Kate...•´´¯)¸.•´´¯)

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