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Cooking with Quinoa

So, I've just finally gotten used to saying quinoa correctly (keen-wa) instead of reading it phonetically. What an achievement. And now I'm on to experimenting more ways to cook with this awesome grain-like seed.

This meal was AWESOME. Not too hard to accomplish with salmon.


Here's how I made the quinoa.

In a small saucepan, combine:
1 cup dry quinoa
2 cups water
1 T chicken boulion
1 T olive oil
about 10 shakes of basil :)
1/4 of a white onion, diced

Boil until moisture is all absorbed, about 8-10 minutes.




Stir in fresh chopped ingredients, such as:
corn, tomato and cilantro


Other possible additions: black beans, green onion, bell pepper

Serve warm, topped with perfectly ripe diced avocado if you have one.

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