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January 11, 2016

Have your quinoa and pizza too!

 

Ingredients:

  • ½ cup quinoa

  • 3 tsp. olive oil, divided

  • 1 cup water

  • 2 large eggs

  • 1 ½ tsp. garlic salt

  • ½ tsp. dried oregano leaves

  • ½ tsp. dried basil leaves

  • ½ tsp baking powder

  • ¼ cup shredded Italian-blend cheese (pizza-blend or mozzarella would be good too)

  • Optional - For cheesy garlic bread: ½ cup shredded Italian-blend cheese and pizza sauce for dipping

  • Optional - For pizza: ⅓ cup pizza sauce, ½ cup shredded Italian-blend cheese, and your favorite pizza toppings

 

Instructions:

  1. Place the uncooked quinoa into a fine mesh strainer and run under cool water for about a minute until water runs clear. Shake off as much excess liquid as possible. Add the rinsed quinoa and 2 tsp. olive oil to a medium sauce pot. Turn the heat to medium high and stir occasionally for 6-7 minutes. The excess moisture will evaporate and the quinoa will begin to toast.

  2. Carefully add the water to the toasted quinoa and cover...

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