Red Quinoa with Zucchini and Corn

Serves: 4 to 6

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For those who are familiar with quinoa, this variety has a firmer, almost crunchy texture and a robust, earthy flavor. However, if you can't find red quinoa, don't let that stop you — just substitute regular quinoa.

Ingredients

Preparation

Heat the olive oil in a medium saucepan. Add the onion and cook, stirring, for about 1 minute, until it begins to soften. Add the zucchini and garlic and cook, stirring, for 2 minutes. Add the corn and quinoa and stir to mix thoroughly.

Add the carrot juice, salt and bouillon cube and bring to a boil. Decrease the heat, cover, and cook for 15 to 20 minutes, until the quinoa is tender. Stir in the cilantro. Serve hot.

Recipe by Alan Roettinger, PCC Cooks instructor

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More about: corn, garlic, quinoa, zucchini

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