Recipe for Hot Chili Quinoa

Submitted by: Scott P

Recipe Ingredients:
cup organic quinoa
tsp canola oil
cup chopped onion
garlic clove minced
green pepper chopped
1/2  cup sundried tomatoes chopped
tbsp finely diced hot chili pepper
tbsp balsamic vinegar
tbsp honey
1/4  tsp pepper
1/4  cup toasted pine nuts
1 1/2  cups prepared vegetable broth

Cooking Directions:
1.  Measure broth into medium saucepan. Bring to a boil. Add quinoa. Stir. Reduce heat to medium-low. Simmer, uncovered, for about 20 min. without stirring, until quinoa is tender and liquid is absorbed. Fluff with fork. Cover to keep warm. Meanwhile, heat canola oil in large pan on medium. Add onion and garlic. Cook for 5-10 min., stirring often, until onion is softened. Add next 3 ingredients. Stir. Cook for about 2 min., stirring occasionally, until green pepper starts to soften. Add Quinoa. Combine next 3 ingredients in small cup. Drizzle over Quinoa mixture. Stir until coated. Sprinkle pine nuts over top. Makes about 4 C

2.  1 serving: 319 calories; 9.1 Total fat (3.3 grams Mono, 3.6 Poly, 1.2 g Sat.) 0 mg Cholesterol; 52 g Carbohydrate; 7 g Fiber; 10 g Protein; 329 mg Sodium

    Organic Quinoa Organic Quinoa
Organic quinoa (pronounced keen-wah) is a light, fluffy, edible seed that feels and tastes more like a grain. Thanks to its mild, somewhat nutty and irresistible flavor, organic quinoa is an immensely popular food. But this "mother grain" is also valued for its tremendous nutritional content.

Pine Nuts (Pignolias) Pine Nuts (Pignolias)
A deliciously fresh pine nut ideally used in baking, cakes, cookies, salads and pesto sauce.

Sun Dried Tomatoes Sun Dried Tomatoes
Great for cooking, but better watch out because you may eat these moist and soft sun dried tomatoes as soon as you open up the package!!!

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