Recipe by Occasional Cooker
"As a healthier alternative to Mexican or Spanish rice, this version uses gluten-free quinoa instead of rice for its additional protein and fiber and great taste. However, it still has all the great flavor and spices of your usual Mexican or Spanish rice dish."
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jalapeno pepper, seeded and chopped
1 (10 ounce) can
diced tomatoes with green chile peppers (such as RO*TEL®)
taco seasoning mix
low-sodium chicken broth
chopped fresh cilantro
Love the taste of this! I think I'll have the leftovers for breakfast tomorrow! I'll start my day off in an exciting way!
I'm not sure what I'm doing wrong, but it has a texture my family just doesn't like.
I loved this! I followed exactly as written, including using a fresh diced jalapeno. I did get a bit nervous when the quinoa took longer to cook than I'm used to, but it came out perfect! I too added a can of rinsed and drained black beans. Of course to make it unhealthy, I added a small dollop of sour cream and a teaspoon of shredded cheddar cheese to mine. I doubt the bf will touch it (he's weary of quinoa), but perhaps if I drown his in cheese and sour cream, he just might touch it. Thanks for the recipe!
So good! I added a can of black beans (rinsed and drained) and 1 cup of frozen corn. This is the first time I ever made quinoa, and I loved it! Great recipe that I'm sure I'll make again!
Easy recipe that's rich in protein, flavor and a much healthier alternative to white rice. Definitely a keeper :)
Tried this last night added the black beans as some other reviews have we loved this.... definitely made our favorites list
Loved this recipe! It was full of flavor and quite filling. It took a little more time for the quinoa to soak up the liquid but overall it worked really well.
My wife and family loved it. If you wanna make this a meal you can sautee some shrimp put it on top when the quinoa is done then sprinkle it with cheese and bake at 350 for 15 min or until cheese is golden
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Serving Size: 1/4 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 4
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 55
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