Quinoa Paella

Quinoa Paella Recipe

Quinoa Paella, is a good combination of Andean foods incorporated in a traditional Spanish dish, the implementation of a pseudocereal dish is a new alternative to try new dishes and flavors.

The 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.

Do not stay with the desire to prepare Quinoa Paella, it is an exquisite dish with great nutritional values ​​of Quinoa.

If you want to know more:

  • Origin of the Quinoa

  • Benefits of the Quinoa

Preparation data:

  • Cuisine: Spanish
  • Servings: 4 people
  • Total time: 50 minutes

Quinoa Paella Ingredients

  • 350 grams of Quinoa
  • 1 red onion in squares
  • 2 tablespoons ground garlic
  • 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil
  • 1 red pepper
  • 2 tomatoes in squares
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 250 grams of peas
  • 2 teaspoons of turmeric
  • Saffron
  • 4 green beans
  • 12 prawns units
  • 200 grams of squid
  • 200 grams of clams
  • 8 mussels units
  • 1 liter of fish broth or (8 heads of fish)
  • Salt to taste

Quinoa Paella Preparation

1ºP: Wash squids, mussels, clams and prawns. Wash and chop the beans also liquefy the red pepper

2ºP: In the case you have prepared the broth, avoid the next step. (Cook the fish heads in 1½ of water for 30 minutes and strain).

3ºP: Use the paellera pan, add the vegetable oil, the garlic, the onion, curcuma, saffron and sauté for 3 minutes, then add the tomato and sauté for 4 more minutes.

4ºP: Add the ground red pepper, squid, mussels, clams, prawns and sauté for 5 minutes. Add the fish broth, Quinoa, beans and salt to taste.

5ºP: Let cook with the lid in the air, for 15 minutes, and the olive oil, put out the fire.

6ºP: Serve and enjoy, Bon appetit! It can be accompanied by a delicious purple chicha.

preparación paella de quinoa

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