Easy Vegan Tex-Mex Quinoa
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This quick and easy one-pot Tex-Mex quinoa is great with a side of beans. Or, stir-in some corn and black beans at the very end for a super-fast chilli! Great served with diced avocado and cilantro. Vegan & Gluten-Free.
Recipe type: Side
Cuisine: Mexican, Southwest, Tex-Mex
Serves: 2
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • ¼ tsp chilli powder
  • 1 can (400ml) diced tomatoes, with liquid
  • ⅓ cup quinoa, rinsed
  • salt and pepper
  1. In a medium saucepan, heat oil over medium heat and fry the onion, garlic, cumin and chilli powder until onions translucent.
  2. Stir-in the diced tomatoes (with juice) and quinoa, and bring to boil. Lower heat to lowest setting, cover saucepan and simmer until quinoa is ready, about 15 minutes. Season with salt & pepper.
Adapted from: http://wheres-the-beach.blogspot.com.au/2011/08/hitting-gym-and-lazy-means-creative-tex.html
Recipe by Vegangela at http://vegangela.com/2011/09/16/tex-mex-tomato-quinoa/