This Quinoa with Chorizo and Chayote Squash Recipe was submitted by Up State Ramblings in the Main Dish Category in the zuuzs Grand Spring Recipe Challenge!

Quinoa with Chorizo and Chayote Squash

Quinoa with Chorizo and Chayote Squash Recipe
Recipe type: main dish
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  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 1 T olive oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 red pepper, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 chayote squash, diced
  • 2 chorizo sausage
  • 1 c. frozen corn
  • 1 t chipolte sauce
  • 1 t salt
  • cilantro sprigs
  1. Bring the water to a boil in a medium sauce pan and add the quinoa. Cook 15-20 minutes until done.
  2. Meanwhile, heat the olive oil in a skillet. Sautee the onion for 5 minutes. Add the red pepper and chayote squash and cook 5 more minutes. Add minced garlic and cook 1 minute.
  3. Slice the chorizo sausage and add it to the skillet, along with the corn, chipolte sauce and salt and continue to cook for 10 minutes.
  4. Stir in the cooked quinoa, and top with sprigs of cilantro.



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  1. OMG this looks fabulous!! always looking for new recipes for Qunioa ! Can’t wait to try this one!! thank you for posting!

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