Quinoa and Veggies

Total Time:
50 min
Prep:
15 min
Cook:
35 min

Yield:
4 to 6 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • 2 cups quinoa
  • 1 cup wild rice
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil or peanut oil
  • 1 cup mushrooms, diced
  • 1/2 cup diced chives
  • 1/2 cup diced orange bell pepper
  • 1/2 cup diced yellow bell pepper
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne or crushed red pepper
Directions

In a large skillet, bring 4 cups of water to a boil. Add the quinoa and cook, stirring occasionally, until it expands out of its shell, about 10 minutes; be careful not to overcook it.

In a medium saucepan, bring 2 cups of water to a boil. Add the rice and cook, stirring occasionally until done, about 20 minutes.

In a large skillet, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the mushrooms, chives, bell peppers, salt, and cayenne pepper. Cook, while stirring, for about 3 minutes. Add the quinoa and rice and stir until hot. Serve immediately.

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