Featured Garden Recipe

Quinoa and Corn

Recipe Category: 

 Grains

Servings: 

 6

Yield: 

 6 cups
Ingredients:

2 cups quinoa
1/4 onion - chop
1/2 Tbs olive oil
1 1/2 garlic cloves - crush
3 ears of corn
1 cup herb mixture (e.g. chervil, parsley, mint, etc.) - chop

Preparation: 
  1. Soak quinoa for about 4 hours in twice as much water as quinoa.
  2. In a large pan, saute onion in olive oil until a little brown then add the garlic, salt and pepper and saute for about a minute longer.
  3. Add quinoa to onion mixture and saute for about 30 seconds more, then add 1 to 1/2 cups of water.
  4. Broil 4 ears of corn in husk.
  5. Husk the ears of corn and cut the kernels away from the cob.
  6. Mix the quinoa, corn kernels and chopped herbs.
Notes: 

Before adding the water to the onions and quinoa, you can mix a vegetable broth powder into the water.

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