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For the Love of Cooking Quinoa with Caramelzied Red Onion, Bell Peppers and Garlic

Quinoa w/Caramelized Red Onion, Bell Peppers and Garlic
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1/2 red onion, diced
  • 3 small baby bell peppers, diced
  • 1-2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 cup of quinoa
  • 2 cups of water
  • Parsley (not in photo)


Heat the olive oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add the onion and bell peppers; cook for 10-12 minutes or until veggies are tender and golden brown.

While veggies are cooking, prepare quinoa per instructions.
Once peppers and onions are done, add the minced garlic and stir constantly for 60 seconds; remove veggies from heat and season with sea salt and freshly cracked pepper, to taste.

Combine the cooked quinoa with the caramelized vegetables, mix thoroughly. Season if needed. Enjoy.