Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Lime Quinoa with Sprouted Tofu & Veggies

A quick, and simple summer dish!
Lime Quinoa with Sprouted Tofu & Veggies

2 cups rinsed quinoa
4 cups veggie broth
1  red pepper diced
1 green pepper diced
1 large  carrot diced
1 medium onion minced
2 cloves  garlic minced
1 cup  corn
1 cup  black beans
1/2 block organic/spouted tofu cubed
3 tsp fresh cilantro chopped
1 tsp cumin
1/8 tsp cayenne pepper
1/2 tsp Himalayan Sea salt 
1/4 Cracked black pepper
1 tbs coconut oil
1/2 of a lime

Bring veggie broth to a boil, add quinoa.  Cook quinoa until liquid is absorbed.  In a saute pan, add coconut oil and garlic and cubed tofu.  Cook until lightly browned, remove from pan.  Add onions and peppers and carrot.  Saute until translucent.  Add the rest of the veggies and spices, squeeze the juice of one half of the lime into the pan with the veggies,  add the tofu back into the pan.  When quinoa is done, pour into bowl and add the tofu/veggie mixture, mix well.  Drizzle the remaining  juice of the lime over top and serve. 

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