Healthy Mexican “Fried” Quinoa

Healthy Mexican “Fried” Quinoa

If you love Mexican Fried Rice, you will love this recipe! By replacing the rice with quinoa, and substituting the fattening ingredients with low fat ingredients, this Mexican “Fried” Quinoa is the perfect healthy side for any Mexican Dish!

  • Measure 1/2 cup of dry (uncooked) quinoa and place in a sauce pan. Add 1 cup water and then bring water to a boil. As soon as the water starts to boil, cover with a lid and cook on low (simmer) for 20 minutes.
You can use red or white quinoa.

You can use red or white quinoa.

  • Place the cooked quinoa into a shallow pan, with all other ingredients and mix well. Cook on medium heat for at least 5 minutes, stirring often.
So simple...so healthy...so good!

So simple…so healthy…so good!

  • Serve with any Mexican Entrée!

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Healthy Mexican "Fried" Quinoa
Print Recipe
Most delicious and healthy version of Mexican Fried Rice ever!
Servings Prep Time
6 servings 0 minutes
Cook Time
25 minutes
Servings Prep Time
6 servings 0 minutes
Cook Time
25 minutes
Healthy Mexican "Fried" Quinoa
Print Recipe
Most delicious and healthy version of Mexican Fried Rice ever!
Servings Prep Time
6 servings 0 minutes
Cook Time
25 minutes
Servings Prep Time
6 servings 0 minutes
Cook Time
25 minutes
Ingredients
Servings: servings
Instructions
  1. Measure 1/2 cup of dry (uncooked) quinoa and place in a sauce pan. Add 1 cup water and then bring water to a boil. As soon as the water starts to boil, cover with a lid and cook on low (simmer) for 20 minutes.
  2. Place the cooked quinoa into a shallow pan, with all other ingredients and mix well. Cook on medium heat for at least 5 minutes, stirring often.
  3. Serve with any Mexican dish!
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