Recipe Coconut Quinoa

Today we share a recipe for making coconut quinoa.

Quinoa is gaining increasing popularity as a super food. So why is quinoa so popular? It is a complete protein and gluten-free. It is also a nice addition to your general diet if you just want to add an interesting twist and it is a grain. Making quinoa is about as simple as making rice. We love this post on Cosmpolitan.Ng that shares three ways to make quinoa, give it a try this weekend.

Recipe for Coconut Quinoa

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp. of coconut oil
  • 1½ cups of quinoa
  • 1 can of unsweetened coconut milk
  • 1 tbsp. of salt
  • Choice of vegetables – carrots, onions, green peppers diced

Quinoa

Method

  • Heat oil in a saucepan over medium heat.
  • Add quinoa and cook for about 5 minutes until golden brown, stirring often.
  • Add the coconut milk, salt and 1½ cups of water.
  • Bring to a boil, reduce the heat and let it simmer for 20-25 minutes, until the liquid is evaporated, and the quinoa is tender.
  • Add your choice of vegetables (carrots, green peppers and onions) and stir fry for a few minutes
  • Fluff with a fork and enjoy!

For the other recipes and options to make quinoa for the family see the full post on Cosmopolitan.Ng 

For other recipes visit the Nutrition section with various recipes to try. Are you a chef? cook? or just like to make nutritious dishes? Please write to us to feature your dishes [email protected]

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