Mexican Quinoa
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Do you love quinoa? Do you love Mexican food as well? Then you'll fall in love with this recipe for Mexican quinoa in a second! Give it a try!
Serves: 1
  • 1 ½ cup quinoa
  • 1 medium red onion
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 1 bell pepper
  • ⅓ cup kidney or black beans
  • ½ cup fresh or frozen peas
  • 4 tbs pasata
  • 1 fresh chili pepper
  • green onion
  • lemon
  • ground cumin
  • salt and pepper
  1. Rinse the quinoa under cold water. Add it to a pot with 2 cups of water, season with salt and cook for 15-20 minutes.
  2. Chop the onion and mince the garlic. Fry them in a hot pan with olive oil.
  3. Once translucent, add the sliced chili pepper, pasata, and chopped bell pepper.
  4. Season with cumin, salt, black pepper and fry for about 5 minutes.
  5. Add the cooked quinoa, beans and peas. Mix to combine, then fry for another 2-3 minutes. Adjust the seasoning to taste.
  6. Serve topped with green onion and lemon juice.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 373 Fat: 6 g Carbohydrates: 72 g Sugar: 8 g Fiber: 13 g
Recipe by Gourmandelle | Vegetarian Blog at