Quinoa with Smoked Paprika,Peppers and Cheddar Cheese

. August 21, 2007

If you're looking for new ways to prepare quinoa and in need of vitamin C,iron,magnesium:here's a quick crunchy and fluffy lunch recipe.


- 3 Tbsp quinoa
- 1 clove garlic chopped
- 1 small yellow sweet pepper,1 green pepper
- smoked paprika
- "piment d'espelette"
- cheddar cheese
- fresh cilantro

Rinse the quinoa in a fine-meshed strainer. In a pot heat water until boiling.Add quinoa, reduce heat cook for about 15 min. Quinoa is done when you can see the curlique in each grain, and it is tender with a bit of pop to each bite. Drain any extra water and set aside.Meanwhile heat wok on medium heat with some olive oil. Add peppers,garlic,smoked paprika.Mix well and cook for about 10 min.Add cheese,piment d'espelette.Taste and season with salt and pepper.Sprinkle with cilantro when ready to serve.

Pour les français:

- 3 cuillères à soupe de quinoa(par personne ou plus selon régime)
- 1 gousse d'ail
- 1 petit poivron jaune,1 petit poivron vert
- paprika fumé
- piment d'espelette
- cheddar
- coriandre fraîche



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