Similar to risotto but prepared out of traditional Quinoa - Andean Cereal - to accompany a main dish; delicious.
Makes 4-6 servings
Similar to risotto but prepared with quinoa, a grain traditionally used in the Andes, this delicious concoction can accompany a main dish—or serve as the main dish. Other vegetables, such as chopped mushrooms, zucchini, carrots, and red bell peppers can be substituted or added.
1. Cook quinoa. (See cooking method on page xx.) Set aside.
2. In a large pan, sauté yellow pepper, garlic, and onions in olive oil until softened.
3. Stir in quinoa, and then incorporate cream and white wine, cooking a few minutes to reduce the mixture.
4. Add parmesan cheese and salt and pepper according to taste. Serve with a garnish of fresh herbs, such as parsley or rosemary.
Note: No salt or sugar should be used during the cooking of the quinoa.
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