Thursday, July 10, 2008
Quinoa with Cranberry and Almond
1 tbsp sesame oil
1 small onion diced
1 1/4 cups quinoa rinsed
1 small red pepper diced
3 cups of water
1 tsp tamari or soy sauce
1/4 cup dried cranberries
1/4 cup sliced almonds
How to make Quinoa with Cranberry and Almond.
Preheat oven to 350°F.
Rinse Quinoa under cool water for about 1 minute to remove bitter taste.
Heat oil in a saucepan and add onion and quinoa. Sauté over medium heat, stirring constantly for 3 minutes.
Add red bell pepper and sauté for an additional 2 minutes.
Add water, soy sauce and cranberries. Bring contents to a boil, cover and simmer 15 minutes.
Meanwhile, roast almonds in 350°F oven for 5 minutes.
When quinoa is cooked, turn off heat and mix in almonds.
Let sit an additional 10 minutes and serve.