Submitted by: Dee
||butter and/or oil to carmelize onions
||Cook quinoa in 2 Cups of liquid (water or bouillion). Simmer for 15 - 20 minutes covered.
Slice onions into 1/4-inch wide rings or chop onions.
Heat butter or combination of butter and oil in heavy skillet.
Add onions and a small amount of sugar (optional) and slowly cook over medium heat.
Cook until onions are caramel colored, stirring often, 30 to 40 minutes.
For more flavor, add a touch of vinegar at the end of cooking, stirring to deglaze the pan.
||Add frozen peas to onions and cook another 8 minutes.
||Add peas and onions to cooked quinoa.
Organic quinoa is a light, fluffy, gluten-free seed that feels and tastes more like a grain. Packed with protein, fiber, iron and antioxidants, quinoa is a super nutritious and tasty food.