Posts Tagged ‘Quinoa’

Fried Quinoa

Posted: September 11, 2012 in food, recipe, vegan
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Nom nom nom

Take 1 cup quinoa, mix with 2 cups water, bring to boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer for 15 minutes.
When done, fluff with fork.
In a pan heat up some olive oil, onion, garlic, and chili peppers.
Saute until onions are tender, add in quinoa. Stir fry, adding salt and pepper to taste.
Plate.
Delicious and cheap.

Quinoa and Black Bean Burritos

Posted: September 11, 2012 in food, recipe, vegan
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Hey kids, here’s a really simple meal packed with protein and fiber. It’s a shit-ton of calories, but its filling, huge, and delicious.
Stats are at the bottom.
Enjoy

1/2 cup quinoa, dry
1 can black beans
1/2 small onion, diced
Garlic, to taste
1 or 2 jalapeno peppers, diced
1 Tbsp olive oil
1 small can diced tomatoes, drained
2 large tortillas
1 avocado
Salt and pepper to taste.

Make quinoa per package directions.
Saute onions, garlic, and jalapeno peppers in olive oil until onion and peppers are soft and done.
Rinse beans, add to onion and peppers.
When done, stir in quinoa.
Add diced tomatoes.
Stir.
Slice up avocado.
Steam tortillas.
Scoop half of mixture into tortillas, add avocado.
Serve with salsa and stuff.

Calories- 747
Fat- 23.8
Carbs- 101.2
Fiber- 32.3
Protein- 27.4