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Showing posts from September, 2012


After my Keenwah post; I had a couple of requests for some recipes using quinoa.  Here is one you will be pleasantly surprised with.  It is hearty and loaded with the 'good stuff'.  A bowl of this spicy Quinoa and Roasted Pepper Chili guarantees to get you through your Friday Night football game. This vegetarian chili is loaded with fresh vegetables, pinto beans, quinoa and gets a special zing from poblano chiles. Ingredients 1 red bell pepper 1 poblano chile 2 teaspoons olive oil 3 cups chopped zucchini 2 good sized shallots, diced 4 garlic cloves, minced 1 tablespoon chili powder 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1/2 teaspoon Spanish smoked paprika 1/2 cup water 1/3 cup uncooked quinoa, rinsed 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt 1 (14.5-ounce) can fire-roasted diced tomatoes with chipotles, undrained 1 (15-ounce) can no-salt-added pinto beans, rinsed and drained 2 cups low-sodium vegetable juice Preparation: 1. Pre