Quinoa De Cenouras
Recipe type: Accompaniments
Cuisine: Portugese
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Serves: 6 - 8 people
 
This recipe is based on a rice dish my friend Nuno gave me from his homeland of Portugal. I've adapted it using quinoa and a few extra seasonings. You can of course substitute the quinoa for basmati rice if you;d prefer. Enjoy!
Ingredients
  • 1 tbsp coconut oi
  • 2 cloves minced garlic
  • 5 carrots, grated
  • 2 chopped white onions
  • 4 cups organic vegetable stock
  • 2 cups quinoa
  • 1 large handful choppped parsley
Instructions
  1. Heat the oil in a large saucepan add the minced garlic, 1 min
  2. Add the chopped onion and sauté for 1-2 mins until opaque
  3. Add the grated carrot, continue to sauté for another 2-3 mins
  4. Add the quinoa and stock and bring to the boil
  5. Reduce to a very lower simmer and cook for 15-20 minutes, until all the liquid has been absorbed and the quinoa is light and fluffy
  6. Season with sea salt and ground/cracked peer.
  7. Stir to combine
  8. Sprinkle with the parsley
  9. Serve immediately or at room temperature
Recipe by HEALTHY-CHEF at https://healthy-chef.co.uk/quinoa-de-cenouras-carrot-quinoa/