Quinoa Chilli


So THIS recipe is something we made up.  You know those days where you have NO clue what to make and everyone is already hungry and you need to eat NOW?  Well that’s what happened this day.  We had the ingredients for this and just kind of threw it all together but it actually turned out good!  Who would have thought right?
Try it out though and let me know what YOU think.  Hopefully you like it as much as us!


IngredientsQuinoa chili

  • 1 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1 tomato, plum, fresh
  • 1/2 cup cucumber, chopped
  • 1/4 onion, red, small, whole
  • 1/4 small green pepper
  • 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro
  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 1 8oz can chili

Chop the tomato, cucumber, red onion, bell pepper and cilantro. Combine in a bowl with 1 Tablespoon lemon juice. Place into a bowl cover and set aside.

Use either 2 cups of vegetable broth or water and 1 cup of quinoa.  Once quinoa is cooked combine chili with quinoa and last add salsa to taste.

For spicey chili – add cayenne pepper to liking.