Thursday, February 24, 2011

Sopa de Quinua (Quinoa Soup)

1/2 cup quinoa
4 cups water
1 potato, peeled and cubed
1 zucchini, sliced
1 yellow squash, sliced (opt)
1 egg
1/2 cup mozzarella cheese
salt to taste
1/4 cup chopped spinach (opt)
1 cup milk (opt)

Soak quinoa in water for 15 minutes. Rinse several times using mesh netting or cheese cloth. In medium size pot, add water and cubed potato. Bring to a boil. Add quinoa, zucchini and yellow squash. Once everything is cooked (about 15 minutes), crack egg into soup and stir vigorously. Remove from heat. Add cheese, salt, spinach and milk.

Recipe by Lucia

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