Quinoa Chili

Posted by on Jan 21, 2012 in Recipies | 0 comments

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups dry beans, soaked and cooked (I like kidney or black)
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons sea salt
  • 1 green pepper, chopped
  • 1 zucchini, shredded
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 teaspoons cumin
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne
  • 2/3 cup quinoa (ideally soaked overnight in 2/3 cup water + 3/4 tbsp. lemon juice or kefir)
  • 1 can tomato sauce (8oz)
  • 2 cups tomatoes, diced (or canned stewed tomatoes)
  • 2 cups water

Instructions:

Sauté onions in olive oil until translucent. Add green peppers, garlic, and zucchini and sauté until tender. Add garlic, salt, and spices. Add quinoa, tomato sauce, diced tomatoes, and water. Simmer for 20 minutes. Add beans and simmer for 15 more minutes. Serve topped with cheese.

Recipe was adjusted from Feed your Family.

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