Updated: Jan 5, 2019
This quick and easy meal, is powerful in flavor. Don't get discouraged by the ingredients, this dish is really tasty and packed with flavor.
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 garlic cloves minced (about 1 tablespoon)
1 small shallot minced (about 2 tablespoons)
1 teaspoon chili flakes
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
1/2 teaspoon dried dill
1 cup uncooked quinoa
1 cup sliced green olives
1/2 cup chopped sun dried tomatoes
1 cup vegetable broth
1 cup water or more broth
1 cup fresh spinach chopped
1 (15 oz can chickpeas
Salt, pepper and seasoning to taste
Heat oil in a saucepan over medium heat. Add garlic, shallots and pepper flakes and saute' until fragrant, about 2 minutes.
Add thyme and dill and cook for another 30 seconds or so
Add quinoa, olives and sun dried tomatoes. Stir continuously for 15-30 seconds.
Add liquids, bring to boil, then cover and reduce and simmer for 20-25 minutes until liquid has absorbed.
Remove lid and stir in spinach and chickpeas. Let sit for a few minutes to allow spinach time to wilt.
Season with salt, pepper and seasoning and serve immediately.
Stove leftover in fridge and reheat in microwave.
Recipe by: www.simplyquinoa.com