Healthy Mexican “Fried” Quinoa
If you love Mexican Fried Rice, you will love this recipe! By replacing the rice with quinoa, and substituting the fattening ingredients with low fat ingredients, this Mexican “Fried” Quinoa is the perfect healthy side for any Mexican Dish!
1/2 cup uncooked quinoa makes 2 cups cooked
5 tbsp parkay spray butter
1 3/4 tsp chili pepper
2 tbsp Salsa your favorite brand
Measure 1/2 cup of dry (uncooked) quinoa and place in a sauce pan. Add 1 cup water and then bring water to a boil. As soon as the water starts to boil, cover with a lid and cook on low (simmer) for 20 minutes.
Place the cooked quinoa into a shallow pan, with all other ingredients and mix well. Cook on medium heat for at least 5 minutes, stirring often.
Serve with any Mexican dish!