Quinoa recipe

Vegan Quinoa, Garbanzo Beans and Sautéd Vegetables

Vegan Quinoa, Garbanzo Beans and Sautéd Vegetables

Submitted by Mary Gospe

Step 1: Make the quinoa


  • 4 cups low sodium organic veggie broth
  • 2 cups organic quinoa (washed)
  • 1 diced yellow onion
  • 2 cloves garlic (crushed)
  • 1T Turmeric powder
  • 1T Curry powder
  • 1T Cumin powder
  • Pinch of saffron
  • Salt & Pepper to taste
  • 2T nutritional yeast
  • 1 15 oz. can organic garbanzo beans


  • Bring the broth to a boil and add the quinoa, onion and spices. Cover, reduce heat to medium low and cook for 15 minutes. Meanwhile open and rinse the garbanzo beans.  Add the beans shortly before the quinoa is cooked, once the broth is absorbed. Sprinkle on the nutritional yeast and mix. Turn off the heat and keep covered on the stove.

Step 2: Cook the veggies


  • 1 small zucchini diced
  • 1 ear of corn cut from cob (or 1 Cup frozen corn)
  • 1 carrot diced
  • 1/2 pound fresh green beans, trimed and cut in 1 inch pieces
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • Olive oil


  • Saute the veggies in olive oil until tender. Add to the cooked quinoa and garbanzo beans and mix. Add salt and pepper to taste and serve.

Excellent topped with hummus or baba ganoush.