Quinoa Delight – A Flavorful Blend of Southwest Spices

Quinoa, a nutrient-rich grain, has become increasingly popular over the years, and for a good reason. It is a versatile ingredient that can be used in many recipes, from salads to main dishes.

This beatiful, fragrant and very healthy southwest style quinoa dish is an easy way to enjoy this superfood. The recipe blends the goodness of quinoa with the flavors of the Southwest, creating a dish that is both healthy and flavorful.

My quinoa Delight is perfect for a quick and easy weeknight dinner or a meal prep option for the week. The best part is that it can be cooked in a rice cooker, making it a one-pot meal that is easy to clean up.

Ingredients:

QuantityIngredient
1 cupQuinoa
1 cupBlack beans
1 cupCorn
1Red bell pepper
1Green bell pepper
1Onion
2 clovesGarlic
1 tspCumin powder
1 tspChili powder
1 tspPaprika
1/4 tspCayenne pepper
2 cupsVegetable broth
To tasteSalt
To tasteBlack pepper

Instructions:

  1. Rinse the quinoa in a fine-mesh strainer and drain well.
  2. Preheat the rice cooker and lightly coat with cooking spray.
  3. Add the quinoa, black beans, corn, chopped red and green bell peppers, chopped onion, and minced garlic to the rice cooker.
  4. In a small bowl, mix the cumin powder, chili powder, paprika, and cayenne pepper together.
  5. Add the spice mixture to the rice cooker and mix well.
  6. Pour the vegetable broth into the rice cooker and mix again.
  7. Add salt and black pepper to taste.
  8. Cover the rice cooker and turn it on.
  9. Cook for 20-25 minutes or until the quinoa is tender and has absorbed all the liquid.
  10. Fluff the quinoa with a fork and serve hot.
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This Rice Cooker Southwest Style Quinoa recipe is a great way to add some variety to your meal rotation while keeping it healthy and flavorful. The blend of Southwest spices with quinoa, black beans, and vegetables creates a dish that is sure to satisfy your taste buds. The best part is that it can be cooked in a rice cooker, making it easy to prepare and clean up.

So why not give this Quinoa Delight a try? Whether you are looking for a quick and easy weeknight dinner or a meal prep option for the week, this recipe is sure to be a hit. And if you enjoy this recipe, be sure to check out more recipes and cooking tips by searching for “Recipes” and following us for more delicious content!

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