Thursday, January 5, 2012

Quinoa Jambalaya~ Healthy, Delicious AND easy!

Here is a GREAT recipe I found from one of my favorite blogs and it is both delicious and healthy! Who wouldn't want that, right??  Try it out and let me know what you think!

Number of Servings: 4


    1 tbsp olive oil 1/3 yellow onion 1 zucchini 1 small red bell pepper 1 garlic clove 1 chicken sausage sliced into 10 rounds 1/4 cup dry quinoa or TJs Harvest Blends 1/2 cup low sodium chicken broth 1 can fire-roasted tomatoes--DRAINED if you want it thicker 1/4-1/2 lb frozen, cooked shrimp (thawed) 1 green onion (scallions), chopped Sea salt and pepper to taste


1. Heat oil in skillet. Add chopped onion, zucchini, red bell peppers and garlic.
2. Add sausage and saute with veggies for around 5 minutes.
3. Add quinoa, tossing to coat. Add chicken broth and fire-roasted tomatoes. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer. Cover for around 10 minutes.
4. Add shrimp and cover for another 5-10 minutes (or until shrimp are cooked).
5. Top with green onions and salt and pepper. Enjoy!


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