Quinoa with Tomato and Zucchini

Qunioa is bad ass. This is one of those healthy grains that you should always use to replace rice or noodles. It is easy to cook and can be paired with pretty much anything. Read the 27 Science-Backed Health Benefits of Quinoa.

Here’s to the recipe…

Ingredients

1 cup uncooked quinoa

1 tbs olive oil 

3 gloves, minced

3/4 cup chopped onion

2 cloves garlic, minced 

8 ounce zucchini, thinly sliced

1 can (about 14 ounces) whole tomatoes, drained and coarsley chopped 

1 cup vegetable broth

1 tsp dried basil 

1/8 tsp black pepper 

Instructions

  1. Rinse bulgar under cold water. Drain well; set aside. 
  2. Heat oil in large saucepan over medium heat. Add onion and garlic; cook and stire 3 minutes or until onion is tender. Stir in zucchini and tomatoes; reduce heat to medium low. Cook, covered, 15 minutes or until zucchini is almost tender, stirring occasionally.
  3. Stir bulgar, broth, basil, and pepper into vegetable mixture. Bring to a boil over high heat. Cover, remove from heat. Let stand 10 minutes or until liquid is absorbed. Stir gently before serving. Enjoy! 
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