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How to make latin style quinoa with sautéed vegetables

I'm Mexican and I have recently gone vegetarian. I had to explore ways to "spice" things up!

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INGREDIENTS
I use adobo in place of salt so you can use either. Cayenne pepper is optional.

I use adobo in place of salt so you can use either. Cayenne pepper is optional.

Almonds (you will only need about 10)

Almonds (you will only need about 10)

1 celery stick, 1/2 c. Onion, 3 baby carrots (if you love carrots like me, add up to ten baby carrots), 1 pepper (optional)

1 celery stick, 1/2 c. Onion, 3 baby carrots (if you love carrots like me, add up to ten baby carrots), 1 pepper (optional)

1 cup of Quinoa

1 cup of Quinoa

2 cups of water, I like to add a dash more for more fluff to my quinoa

2 cups of water, I like to add a dash more for more fluff to my quinoa

Place on medium heat, move around after 5 minutes

Place on medium heat, move around after 5 minutes

After 15 minutes quinoa will begin to boil

After 15 minutes quinoa will begin to boil

1/2 tsp of adobo or salt

1/2 tsp of adobo or salt

Add adobo and mix

Add adobo and mix

After 20 minutes of cooking quinoa it will be fluffy and ready for the veggies mix it's way in.

After 20 minutes of cooking quinoa it will be fluffy and ready for the veggies mix it's way in.

Chop carrots

Chop carrots

Chop celery

Chop celery

Chop 10 almonds

Chop 10 almonds

Mmmmmm I did say I was Mexican right?

Mmmmmm I did say I was Mexican right?

Chop pepper

Chop pepper

Saut\u00e9ed veggies with a dash of sazon

Sautéed veggies with a dash of sazon

Should have a tinted orange color to it

Should have a tinted orange color to it

Dash of pepper

Dash of pepper

Dash of garlic powder

Dash of garlic powder

Dash of cayenne pepper (optional)

Dash of cayenne pepper (optional)

You can use canola spray oil or olive oil

You can use canola spray oil or olive oil

Toast almonds for a minute

Toast almonds for a minute

Mix in veggies with almonds

Mix in veggies with almonds

Cover for five minutes on medium heat

Cover for five minutes on medium heat

After 5 minutes open lid and Move veggies around and leave the lid off

After 5 minutes open lid and Move veggies around and leave the lid off

Once veggies are cooked add to quinoa

Once veggies are cooked add to quinoa

Fold veggies in quinoa

Fold veggies in quinoa

Listo! Ready! Can be enjoyed with black beans. Delicioso!

Listo! Ready! Can be enjoyed with black beans. Delicioso!

  • 3.0 Baby carrots
  • 1.0 Celery
  • 0.0c Chopped onions
  • 1.0 Hot pepper (Tabasco pepper)
  • 0.0tsp Adobo seasoning
  • 1.0pch Cayenne pepper (optional)
  • 1.0pch Garlic Powder
  • 7.0 Almonds
  • 2.0c Water
  • 1.0c Quinoa
  • 1.0pch Pepper
  • 1.0pch Goya sazon