Wednesday, June 5, 2002 / St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Step 1

Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat.

Step 2

Saute quinoa and onion, stirring constantly, for 3 minutes. Add bell pepper; saute 2 minutes.

Step 3

Stir in 2 cups water, soy sauce and rosemary. Bring to a boil, cover, and simmer for 15 minutes or until water is absorbed.

Step 4

Check after 10 minutes; if quinoa is almost dry, add additional 1/4 cup water.

Step 5

Add peas and walnuts. Remove from heat, cover and set aside for 10 minutes.

Step 6

Add salt and pepper to taste.

Step 7

Serve warm.

Things You'll Need

  • 1tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1-3/4cups quinoa, rinsed
  • 1 onion, peeled and chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper, seeded and diced
  • 2 to 2 1/2cups water
  • 1teaspoon soy sauce
  • 1/2teaspoon crushed dried rosemary
  • 1cup frozen peas
  • 1/2cup walnuts, toasted and chopped
  • Salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper

About this Author

Chris Williams an iChef.com member who donated this recipe.