recipes and meat alternatives

Quinoa Corn Chowder


¾ cup quinoa
1-2 tbsp olive oil
2 medium potatoes, chopped
16 oz package frozen corn
4 cups veg stock
1 cup chopped green beans
1 celery stock, diced
1 red pepper, diced
2-3 cloves garlic, chopped
2 slices fresh ginger
½ jalapeno, seeded (optional)
1 tsp coriander
1 tsp paprika
½ tsp dried oregano
½ tsp dried thyme
1 bay leaf
salt and pepper to taste
2 tbsp chopped cilantro

Saute ginger and garlic (and optional jalapeno) in oil. Add potatoes, red pepper and beans, saute 5 minutes. Combine all ingredients except corn into crockpot. Cover and cook on low 3-4 hours. Turn heat to high, add corn and cook 1/2 hour. Stir in cilantro, salt and pepper, serve and enjoy!