Warm Tomato Pepper Quinoa
Warm Tomato Pepper Quinoa. Delicious, savoury, warm and healthy! This side dish is a tasty way of eating quinoa and it's vegan too!
- 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
- ⅓ 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
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.
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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