Quinoa and vegetable soup

    Quinoa and vegetable soup

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    About this recipe: A light and virtuous soup featuring quinoa and lots of veg. Change the soup according to the veg you have to hand, and try adding your favourite flavour variations, like red chilli or lime juice and coriander instead of the parsley.

    Ingredients
    Serves: 6 

    • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
    • 115g quinoa
    • 1 carrot, diced
    • 1 stick celery, diced
    • 1/2 onion, finely chopped
    • 1/2 green pepper, seeded and chopped
    • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
    • 900ml chicken stock
    • 825ml water
    • 2 large tomatoes, finely chopped
    • 1/4 cabbage, chopped
    • salt and pepper to taste
    • 4 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley, for garnish

    Method
    Prep:35min  ›  Cook:25min  ›  Ready in:1hr 

    1. Heat the vegetable oil in a large pan over medium-high heat. Stir in the quinoa, carrot, celery, onion, green pepper and garlic. Cook for a few minutes, until lightly browned, stirring frequently.
    2. Pour in the chicken stock, water, tomatoes and cabbage. Increase heat to high and bring to the boil. Reduce heat to medium and simmer until the quinoa and vegetables are tender, about 10 minutes. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Garnish with parsley before serving.

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