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warm pepper tomato quinoa

Warm Tomato Pepper Quinoa

christieathome
Warm Tomato Pepper Quinoa. Delicious, savoury, warm and healthy! This side dish is a tasty way of eating quinoa and it's vegan too!
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Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American, Mediterranean
Servings 4
Calories 255 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • ½ pint cherry tomato sliced in half
  • 1 red bell pepper diced
  • 1 orange bell pepper diced
  • 1 yellow onion diced
  • ½ cup carrot frozen
  • ½ cup peas frozen
  • 1 cup quinoa
  • cup vegetable broth or mushroom broth for best taste
  • 1.5 tbsp tomato paste
  • ½ tsp paprika
  • ¼ tsp onion salt
  • ¼ tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tbsp avocado oil
  • salt to taste

Instructions
 

  • Boil the quinoa according to package instructions and liquids have evaporated. In the meantime, prepare ingredients as listed above.
  • After quinoa is cooked, transfer it aside. In a non-stick deep pot set on medium high heat, add the avocado oil.
  • Begin frying the diced onions for 2 minutes until fragrant and translucent. Then add the diced bell peppers and fry for another 2 minutes until soft. Next add the cherry tomatoes, peas and carrots, frying for another 2-3 minutes.
  • Sprinkle in the spices and mix until vegetables are evenly coated. Season with some salt.
  • Now pour in the mushroom broth, followed by the tomato paste. Mix everything together until well combined. Cook for 1-2 minutes until half of the broth has evaporated.
  • Lastly add in the cooked quinoa and mix altogether. Now your dish is ready to serve.

NOTES

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Suggested Equipment & Products

Large Pot 5 Qt
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Nutrition
Calories: 255kcal | Carbohydrates: 42g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 295mg | Potassium: 694mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 5123IU | Vitamin C: 102mg | Calcium: 49mg | Iron: 3mg