Recipe: Warm Quinoa with pine nuts, olives and tomatoes

warmquinoaIngredients: 1/4 white onion small dice
1 large tomato, diced
1 cup black olives, sliced
1 cup parsley, chopped
1/4 cup pine nuts
1 tablespoon No-Salt seasoning
1/2 teaspoon cayenne (omit if you don’t like spice)
1 teaspoon black pepper
2 cups water for quinoa
Water for water sautéing

Directions: In medium size pan, on medium high heat water sauté the onion for 2-4 minutes until soft.
Turn up heat to high, add 2 cups water and bring to boil then add quinoa and seasonings. Stir until boiling again, turn down to simmer, cover and cook for 5-6 minutes.
Add tomatoes, olives and parsley.
Mix through.
Remove from heat and add pine nuts.
Serve warm as side dish.
Leftovers are great reheated or use cold on green salad. E

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