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Recipe for Quinoa with Peas and Onions

Submitted by: Dee

Recipe Ingredients:
1 pkg.  frozen peas
1 1/2  Vadalia onions
1 cup  quinoa (uncooked)
  butter and/or oil to carmelize onions

Cooking Directions:
1.  Cook quinoa in 2 Cups of liquid (water or bouillion). Simmer for 15 - 20 minutes covered.

2.  Caramelize onions: Slice onions into 1/4-inch wide rings or chop onions. Heat butter or combination of butter and oil in heavy skillet. Add onions and a small amount of sugar (optional) and slowly cook over medium heat. Cook until onions are caramel colored, stirring often, 30 to 40 minutes. For more flavor, add a touch of vinegar at the end of cooking, stirring to deglaze the pan.

3.  Add frozen peas to onions and cook another 8 minutes.

4.  Add peas and onions to cooked quinoa.

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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.

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