Recipe courtesy of Spirits on the River

Quinoa and Veggies

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 50 min
  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cook: 35 min
  • Yield: 4 to 6 servings
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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

  1. 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.
  2. In a medium saucepan, bring 2 cups of water to a boil. Add the rice and cook, stirring occasionally until done, about 20 minutes.
  3. 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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