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Spanish quinoa is a great accompaniment for tacos, burritos, or other Mexican food… or just to eat alone! This recipe is delicious and good for you!

Total Prep Time: 20-30 minutes Makes: 3-5 servings.

*Remember to buy organic and avoid your food allergies when making this recipe! If you do not know what your food allergies are get them tested soon!


  • 1 cup organic quinoa
  • 1 cup organic tomato sauce
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 teaspoon organic dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon organic cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon organic paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon organic cayenne pepper
  • 2 tablespoons of organic coconut or avocado oil


  1. Heat a medium pan on the stovetop.
  2. Add oil and quinoa. Let quinoa roast for 2-3 minutes until a nutty aroma fills the air.
  3. Add liquid ingredients and dried spices. Place to burner on medium heat to simmer and cook for approximately 20 minutes, until quinoa is tender.
  4. Add additional ingredients to make it your own, like beans, green chilies, peppers, diced tomatoes, and cilantro.
  5. Serve and enjoy!

Contributed by The Wellness Way – Green Bay in Green Bay, WI.


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