Quinoa with Green Peppers and Tomatoes

Ingredients
2/3 cup of quinoa
1 1/4 cup of water
Half green pepper diced
Half tomato chopped
2 pearl onions chopped
1/4 cup of cumin
1 tsp red curry paste
1 tbsp earth balance butter (I used preflavored with garlic)
Pinch of saffron
Black pepper to taste

Directions

Add all ingredients to medium size sauce pan
Cook on medium heat for 20-30 minutes or until liquid is absorbed (stir occasionally)
Serve!

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Mung Bean & Bulgar

So here’s two ingredients I haven’t really cooked with. I wasn’t sure what to do with them, so this is what I came up with! Hope you enjoy my cooking experiment.

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup Bulgar
  • 1/4 cup mung beans
  • 1 to 1 1/2 cups of water
  • 3 stalks of asparagus chopped
  • White onion to taste
  • 1/4 cup Low Country Spice
  • Pepper to taste

Directions

  • Start with 1 cup of water in slow cooker
  • Place all ingredients in the cooker
  • Cook on low heat for 1.5 hours – add 1/2 cup of water continue to cook on low heat for another 1.5 hours

Ideas for serving

  • Eat just as is
  • Use as filling for taco or tortilla with additional fixins’
  • Form together and fry in pan to make patties