Food

FIESTA QUINOA

DESCRIPTION

Need a delicious meat-free family meal? This will become top of your list – healthy, gluten-free, vegan and STILL delicious!


INGREDIENTS

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 jalapeno, chopped finely
  • 1/2 teaspoon chilli powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 1 cup vegetable stock
  • 1/2 cup kidney beans, cooked and rinsed
  • 1 can chopped tomatoes
  • 1 cup corn kernels
  • 1 cup coconut cream/milk
  • 1 avocado
  • 1 cup coriander, chopped
  • Juice of 1 lime (plus another for garnishing/serving)

 


INSTRUCTIONS

  1. In a large pan, heat the olive oil and fry the garlic, jalapeno, chilli powder and cumin until fragrant – about 1 minute.
  2. Add the quinoa, vegetable stock, coconut cream, beans, tomatoes and quinoa.
  3. Simmer until the quinoa is cooked through – about 20-25 minutes.
  4. Season with salt and pepper to taste
  5. Add the lime juice
  6. Stir in the coriander, leaving a little for garnishing/serving
  7. Serve with a quarter of a lime and a slice of freshly sliced avocado. Ole!!!!