Quinoa with Red Pepper and Cilantro

serves 6

Ingredients:

  • 2 c quinoa
  • 4 c water
  • ¾ c red pepper, seeded and diced
  • ½ c cilantro, roughly chopped
  • ½ T kosher salt
  • ¼ t fresh ground pepper

Instructions:

  1. Toast quinoa in dry pan over medium heat for 5 minutes.
  2. Add water and bring to a rolling boil, stirring occasionally.
  3. Mix in peppers, cilantro, salt, and pepper.
  4. Turn heat to low. Cover and simmer for 15 minutes.
  5. Turn heat off, let stand for 3-5 minutes. Fluff with fork and serve.
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