Sweet and Sour Quinoa
Yield: 4 to 6servings
Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time:15 minutes
250 ml (1 cup) uncooked quinoa, rinsed with water
375 ml (1 ½ cup) sodium-reduced chicken broth
1 can (540 ml) chickpeas, rinsed and drained
2 finely chopped green onions
125 ml (1/2 cup) mix of nuts and dries fruits (almonds, cranberries, pistachios, etc.)*
125 ml (1/2 cup) finely chopped cauliflower
10 cherry tomatoes cut in half
30ml (2 tbsp.) extra virgin olive oil
Salt and pepper, to taste
Chopped fresh chopped, to taste
Chopped fresh parsley, to taste
*Attention! Nuts and peanuts are forbidden in elementary school. If necessary, replace the nuts by soybeans.
2. Meanwhile, combine the chickpeas, onions, nuts and dry fruits, cauliflower and cherry tomatoes in a bow. Set aside.
3. When the quinoa is cooked, add it to the mix of vegetables and chickpeas. Add the oil, salt, pepper and herbs.
4. Serve as a main course in the lunchbox or as a side dish to a meal with beef or
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