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One Pan Mexican Quinoa

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Description

It’s delicious, It’s easy to make, it’s packed with proteins : Quinoa!
Remember to always rinse quinoa before cooking it to remove the saponin which gives it a bitter taste.

Ingredients

1 tbsp vegetable oil
1/4 cup chopped leeks
1 tbsp tomato paste
1 teaspoon cumin
1 teaspoon chili powder
1 teaspoon of maple syrup
1/4 cup fresh or frozen corn kernels
1/2 cup quinoa
1 cup vegetable broth
salt and pepper to taste

Directions

1
Rinse quinoa.
2
In a small saucepan saute leeks in oil for 2 minutes.
3
Add remaining ingredients, bring to a boil over high heat. As soon as it is boiling, lower the heat, cover and let simmer for 10 minutes.
4
Remove the pot from the heat and let it sit, undisturbed with the lid on, for at least 5 minutes.
5
Serve with black beans, avocados and minced green onions or cilantro.