Cumin Spiced Quinoa with Vegetables

Cumin Spiced Quinoa with Vegetables

A crop of fresh veggies make this herb-accented quinoa a great way to lighten up your plate without missing a bit of flavor. Recipe courtesy of Reynolds.

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

27

Minutes

Makes

4

(1-1/2

1
Reynolds® Oven Bag, Large Size
1
tablespoon flour
2
teaspoons ground cumin
1
teaspoon garlic powder
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1
cup whole grain quinoa
1
medium zucchini, cut in half lengthwise, then cut in 3/4 inch slices
1
small orange bell pepper, cut in 3/4 inch chunks
1
small red bell pepper, cut in 3/4 inch chunks
1
small red onion, sliced and cut in 3/4 inch chunks
1
cup grape tomatoes, cut in half
1
cup peeled baby carrots, cut in half crosswise
2 1/2
cups unsalted vegetable stock or broth
1/4
cup chopped fresh basil, chopped fresh cilantro, and toasted pine nuts (optional)
  1. Preheat oven to 400ºF. Place Reynolds® Oven Bag in 13x9x2-inch pan.
  2. Add flour, cumin, garlic powder, salt and pepper to oven bag; gently squeeze bag to blend ingredients. Add quinoa and vegetables; turn bag several times to mix ingredients. Arrange ingredients in even layer in bag. Fold down bag opening two times to hold bag open; set aside.
  3. Microwave vegetable stock in a medium microwave-safe bowl for about 4 minutes on high power until stock is very hot. Carefully pour or ladle stock over vegetables. Carefully unfold bag opening.
  4. Close bag with nylon tie. Cut six 1/2-inch slits in top of bag near tie. Tuck ends of bag in pan.
  5. Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until vegetables are tender and quinoa is soft and translucent. Let stand 5 minutes. Carefully cut top of bag open; stir. Top with fresh herbs and pine nuts, if desired. Season with additional salt and pepper, if desired.
Makes 4 (1-1/2 cups servings)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Reynolds® Oven Bag Tips: • To toast pine nuts, place in a dry skillet over medium-low heat, stirring frequently. Remove quickly from heat when browned, as they will burn easily.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
        Exchanges: Free*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.