3 Pepper Quinoa Recipe - GoNutrio Community
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Serves:
2 people
Prep Time:
20 min
Cooking Time:
30 min
Calories:
413.7 kcal/ serve

Quinoa is a superfood, which contains protein, fibre, iron, copper, thiamine, and vitamin B6. It is one of the few plant-based protein sources that contains all the 9 essential amino acids. Here is a healthy, but tasty Quinoa recipe that you can savour without counting calories.

1 Serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories 413.7
Total Fat 9.6 g
Saturated Fat 0.6 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.4 g
Monounsaturated Fat 3.3 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Sodium 24.5 mg
Potassium 282.8 mg
Total Carbohydrate 69.7 g
Dietary Fiber 8.8 g
Sugars 1.7 g
Protein 14.0 g

Directions

  • 1 Take 1 cup of Quinoa and wash it properly. Soak it in clean water and set aside for 5 minutes.
  • 2 Chop the onion and garlic pods into small pieces.
  • 3 Julienne the 3 peppers.
  • 4 Strain the water and put the Quinoa in a sauce pan. Add 2 cups of water, salt to taste and few drops of olive oil. Cover it and let it boil for 15 to 20 minutes.
  • 5 Put 2 tablespoons of olive oil in a frying pan and heat it. Add the chopped onions and garlic to the oil and sauté them for a minute.
  • 6 Add the bell peppers to the sautéed onions and garlic. Sauté them for about 2 - 3 minutes until they are cooked.
  • 7 Add the boiled Quinoa to the pan and mix them well. Fry them for another 3 - 5 minutes on low heat.
  • 8 Remove it from the stove and garnish it with dried oregano and chilli flakes.

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