Quinoa solterito
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Quinoa Solterito Recipe

Quinoa Solterito is one of the most traditional recipes that is prepared in Peru, the traditional Solterito is an Arequipeño dish, this time we add the Quinoa, creating a new combination of healthy foods. Likewise, Peru is the first producer of Quinoa, the main ingredient of the dish.

Quinoa is considered a complete food as well by the amino acids and nutrients it has, so much so that NASA has required it in the diet of astronauts. Also a pseudocereal with high nutritional levels and gluten-free, surpassing traditional cereals, good source of omega 3, 6 and 9.

Quinoa Solterito is a popular dish made in Peru, as in other countries, so do not stay with the desire to prepare this fabulous recipe with great nutritional values.

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If you want to know more:

  • Origin of the Quinoa

  • Benefits of the Quinoa

 

Preparation data:

  • Cuisine: Peruvian
  • Servings: 2 people
  • Total time: 25 minutes

 

 Quinoa Solterito Ingredients

  • 2 cups of Quinoa
  • 3 tomatoes in squares
  • 1 purple onion in squares
  • 200 grams of peeled green beans
  • 2 branches of culantro
  • 1 unit of corn
  • 250 grams of fresh cheese
  • 8 tablespoons of white vinegar
  • 6 tablespoons of olive oil
  • Pepper and cumin
  • Salt to taste

 

Quinoa Solterito Preparation

1ºP: In a pot cook the Quinoa for 20 minutes. Also shelling the corn and cooking for 15 minutes.

2ºP: In another pot precook the green beans for 5 minutes, you must preserve the green color.

3ºP: Chop the culantro leaves in pieces and the cheese in cubes.

4ºP: In a deep bowl, add oil, vinegar, a pinch of pepper and cumin, salt taste move and taste. Then add the tomato, the beans, the husked corn, the quinoa, the onion, the cheese and the parsley, stir. If you want you can add olives.

5ºP: Serve and eat. Bon appetit! It can be accompanied by a delicious purple chicha.

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