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August 10, 2012

Greek Quinoa with Caramelized Onions

Get your Greek on!!

One cup of quinoa
2.5 cups of water
one large onion, diced
One handful of parsley, cut with a scissor
1/4 cup Olive oil
Juice of one lemon
Fresh basil

Side Serving of the following:

One large tomato, diced
One bell pepper, diced
1/2 cucumber

Handful of your favorite Greek olives (I am in love with the partially dehydrated, wrinkled olives!!!)

1. Bring quinoa to a boil in water. Reduce to simmer for 15 minutes or so, stirring often. Allow quinoa to cool.
2. Sautee onions with coconut or olive oil over medium heat about 7-8 minutes. Stirring often.
3. Stir onions in quinoa along with fresh parsley, olive oil, fresh basil and lemon juice.
4. Serve along side tomatoes, peppers, cucumber and olives. 

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