Quinoa with Cranberry and Almond.



  • Ingredients  
  •     1 tbsp sesame oil
  •     1 small onion diced
  •     1 1/4 cups quinoa rinsed
  •     1 small red pepper diced
  •     3 cups of water
  •      1 tsp tamari or soy sauce
  •      1/4 cup dried cranberries
  •      1/4 cup sliced almonds



Preheat oven to 350°F. 

Rinse Quinoa under cool water for about 1 minute to remove bitter taste.

Heat oil in a saucepan and add onion and quinoa. Sauté over medium heat, stirring constantly for 3 minutes. 

Add red bell pepper and sauté for an additional 2 minutes. 

Add water, soy sauce and cranberries. Bring contents to a boil, cover and simmer 15 minutes. 

Meanwhile, roast almonds in 350°F oven for 5 minutes. 

When quinoa is cooked, turn off heat and mix in almonds.

Let sit an additional 10 minutes and serve.