Crockpot Quinoa and Vegetables

Course: dinner, Side Dish
Cuisine: Vegan
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 4 hours
Total Time: 4 hours 10 minutes
Servings: 4 Servings
Author: Amanda Carlisle
Looking for a tasty vegan crockpot option or just something healthy?! Check out this Crockpot Quinoa and Vegetables recipe that turns out delicious every time!
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Equipment

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups Quinoa
  • 3 Cups Chicken or Vegetable Stock
  • 1 onion small, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 sweet red pepper medium, chopped
  • 1 carrot chopped
  • 1 Cup green beans fresh, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 teaspoon cilantro or basil; depending on your taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • Additional spices garlic, salt, seasoned salt, etc (to taste)

Instructions

  • Rinse Quinoa
  • Dump it into the crock pot. (I used 6 quart)
  • Add 1 tablespoon of olive oil to coat.
  • Stir in broth, veggies, pepper and garlic. Reserve cilantro for before serving.
  • Cover and cook on low for 4-6 hours, or on high for 2-4.
  • The quinoa is done when you can fluff it with a fork and it is tender. Liquid should be absorbed into quinoa.
  • Top with fresh cilantro and serve.
  • You can mix in garbanzo beans or black beans to add protein to this dish and turn it into a meal