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Thursday, June 27, 2013

Quinoa and Bell Pepper


1 cup quinoa
2 cups chopped bell peppers (assorted colors)
1 bunch green onion
3 tablespoons oil
1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds
2 cups or enough water to cook the quinoa
1/2 teaspoon of salt or to taste dissolved in a little water

Heat a pan with 2 cups of water, add the washed quinoa to it and cook it until it is done.  Takes about 15 to 20 minutes.

While the quinoa is cooking prepare the vegetables.

Use half of three bell peppers of different colors.  Wash and chop them into same size to yield 2 cups.

Wash and chop the green onions.

Heat a pan with 3 tablespoon of oil.  Add the cumin seeds and wait for it to sizzle.  When the cumin seeds sizzle add the chopped green onions and saute it until it starts to turn brown.  Add the chopped green peppers cover and cook for 5 to 6 minutes or until the green peppers are some what cooked but retain some crunchiness.  Add the cooked quinoa, mix,  add salt to taste dissolved in some water.  Mix and serve.

Serves 4.


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