I am pretty sure you have already tried quinoa or at least have heard about it; but in case you don´t know what it is, quinoa is a superfood native from Peru.
Quinoa is well known for being a complete food, high in fiber and gluten free, making it ideal for people with celiac disease. Incan people use to call it “the mother of all grains ” no wonder why.
There are plenty of ways you can prepare quinoa. Below I have shared one of my favorite ways of cooking it. Not only is this recipe full of flavor but it is also pretty easy and fast to prepare, making it ideal for when you don’t have a lot of time to cook.
Mexican Quinoa Recipe
Mexican quinoa with pico de gallo and jchilies makes a great side dish or an healthy, meatless monday dish.
- ½ cup of cooked quinoa
- ½ onion, chopped
- 1 chopped tomato
- ½ chopped pumpkin
- ½ finely chopped jalapeno
- Step 1 Prepare quinoa according to the instructions.
- Step 2 Once the quinoa is ready add the rest of the ingredients and combine. Enjoy.