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Walnut Rosemary Quinoa
Adapted from Whole Foods recipes,
1 Tbsp. Sesame Oil
1 small onion
1 1/4 cups NOW Real Food® Organic Quinoa*
1 small red bell pepper, diced
3 cups water
1 tsp. tamari soy sauce
1 tsp. fresh rosemary or 1/2 tsp. dried rosemary
1 cup fresh or frozen peas
1/2 cup NOW Real Food® Raw Organic Walnuts*
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Heat oil in a saucepan and add onion and quinoa. 
  3. Sauté over medium heat, stirring constantly for 3 minutes.
  4. Add red bell pepper and sauté for an additional 2 minutes. 
  5. Add water, soy sauce and rosemary; if using fresh peas, add them at this time. 
  6. Bring contents to a boil, reduce heat, cover and simmer 15 minutes. 
  7. Meanwhile, roast walnuts in 350 degree F oven for 5 minutes. 
  8. When quinoa is cooked, turn off heat and mix in walnuts and frozen peas. 
  9. Let sit an additional 10 minutes and serve.
Nutritional Info per serving:
334 calories
15 g fat
12 g protein
42 g carbohydrate
0 g cholesterol
138 mg sodium
*NOW items available at your local health food store