Smoky and Spicy Chipotle Quinoa
Recipe type: Sides
Serves: 4

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  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • ¼ small onion, small diced
  • 2 chipotles canned in adobo, seeded and finely minced
  • 1 teaspoon paprika, plus more for garnish
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • salt and pepper to taste

  1. Place a medium saucepan over medium heat.
  2. Add the butter followed by the onion, chipotles, paprika, salt, and pepper and cook just until the onion begins to become tender.
  3. Add the garlic and cook for 1 minute more. Increase the heat to high. Add the quinoa, broth, salt and pepper, then bring to a boil.
  4. Cover, reduce to a simmer, and cook until the quinoa becomes tender, about 25 minutes.
  5. Remove the lid, fluff with a fork, sprinkle with cilantro and paprika, then serve.Smoky and Spicy Chipotle Quinoa


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