Mexican Spicy Quinoa
This delightful vegetarian chili with just the perfect level of spiciness is packed with the succulent flavors of fresh garden vegetables combined with delicious quinoa. Kidney beans and sweet corn enhance this Mexican inspired recipe while delivering a high mineral content that your body needs. (Suitable for Vegans).
Quinoa (Ecological): Quinoa is gluten-free, high in protein and one of the few plant foods that contain all nine essential amino acids. It is also high in fibre, magnesium, Vitamin B, iron, potassium, calcium, phosphorus, Vitamin E and various beneficial antioxidants.
Red Bell Pepper: Bell peppers bring serious levels of Vitamin C (up to three times as much as an equal-sized orange!), and Vitamin E, for an optimum immune system and radiant-looking skin.
Zucchini: This summer squash is low in calories but high in dietary fibre, manganese and Vitamin C, making it a nutrient-packed veggie that’s still a great option year-round.
Kidney Beans: Kidney beans are an excellent source of the trace mineral, molybdenum, an integral component of the enzyme sulfite oxidase, which is responsible for detoxifying sulfites.
Tomato: The quintessential summer fruit, made stronger by immune-strengthening and skin-perking Vitamins A and C.
Jalapeno: Jalapenos contain a compound known as capsaicin. This compound gives way to its ability to help you fight cancer, lose weight, prevent bacterial growth, fight the common cold through its antioxidants, help stop migraine attacks and can improve eyesight.
Sweet Corn (Ecological): Sweet corn is loaded with lutein and zeaxanthin, two phytochemicals that promote healthy vision. Besides helping with weight loss, the insoluble fibre in corn feeds good bacteria in your gut, which aids in digestion and helps keep you regular.
Onions: Have many possible health benefits including reducing the risk of obesity, heart disease, and cancer. They are high in vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants.
Garlic: Garlic is fill of vitamins and minerals, including Vitamin B6, manganese, selenium, Vitamin C, iron, potassium, and copper.
Spring Onions: Spring onions are rich in vitamins including Vitamin C, Vitamin B2 and thiamine. They also contain Vitamins A and K.
Chili powder: Chilies are an excellent source of Vitamins A, B, C, E, and minerals. Chilies boost immunity, are rich in antioxidants, and improve digestive health.
Cumin: Cumin contains a heart-healthy antioxidant called curcumin, along with other compounds that provide health benefits. Cumin may support heart health, reduce your risk for anemia and help fight infections.
Olive Oil: The star of the Mediterranean Diet, extra virgin olive oil is overflowing with antioxidants and fatty acids, working to keep cells healthy and in tip-top form.
Black Pepper: Black pepper is an excellent source of manganese and Vitamin K, a very good source of copper and dietary fibre, and a good source of iron, chromium and calcium.
Himalayan Pink Salt (Ecological): Himalayan pink salt contains over 84 minerals and trace elements, including calcium, magnesium, potassium, copper and iron, so it does more than just make your food taste better.
Nutritional info per 100 gr.
- Calories: 117
- Proteins: 3,8
- Fiber: 2,4
- Carbohydrates: 14,4
- Fat: 5,0
- Sugar: 2,6
How to prepare?
Step 1: Empty the bowl into a saucepan/pot or use microwave-safe Frutify bowl.
Step 2: Heat it all in a saucepan/pot on the stove and stir over low heat for 4-6 minutes, until texture is thick and creamy (feel free to add a bit of water). For microwave, heat for 3-4 minutes and you are ready to eat.
Step 3: Return it to the Frutify bowl or put it on your favourite plate!