A deliciously energizing bowl of spicy veggie quinoa.
SPICY VEGGIE QUINOA RECIPE
Time: 20 minutes
- 1 cup quinoa, rinsed
- 1 1/2 cups water
- 2 large carrots, cut into wedges
- 2 cups mushrooms, sliced
- 3 tomatoes, sliced
- 1 zucchini, sliced
- 1 red pepper, chopped
- 3 tablespoons olive oil
- salt, to taste
- 1 teaspoon cayenne powder
- 3/4 teaspoon cumin
- a generous drizzle of agave or honey
- a few sprigs of cilantro
Cook quinoa in one and a half cups of water in a pot, bringing to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover and simmer 15-20 minutes or until most of the water is absorbed.
In skillet, sauté mushrooms and zucchini in olive oil until tender.
Add carrots, tomatoes, and red pepper continuing to cook for 2-3 minutes.
Sprinkle salt, cayenne and cumin, as well as a drizzle of agave over vegetables.
Stir cooked quinoa into the veggie mixture in skillet, then add cilantro.
Spoon into bowls & bon appetit!
“I was 32 when I started cooking; up until then, I just ate.” ~ Julia Child
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