brunch

Tomatoes Stuffed with Quinoa

marie Sat, 01/10/2015 - 14:45

Ingredients :

6 whole tomatoes
1 cup quinoa
1 ¾ cups red kidney beans
½ tablespoons balsamic vinegar
1/3 cup red pepper, chopped
½ cup ají amarillo fresco / fresh yellow aji (chili) , seeded and deveined
½ cup cilantro, chopped
½ cups corn kernels, cooked
2 tablespoons celery, finely chopped
1 garlic clove, crushed
½ cup green onion, finely chopped (green and white parts)
Lemon juice, to taste
Olive oil, to taste
Salt
Pepper
Cumin
Lettuce leaves

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Chicken and Quinoa Mold

marie Sat, 01/10/2015 - 14:38

Ingredients :

¼ cup quinoa, rinsed in water 3 times
½ cup water
1 teaspoon olive oil
1 small onion, finely chopped
2 garlic cloves, finely minced
1 lb 2 oz (1/2 k) ground chicken or turkey
1 tablespoon tomato paste
1 tablespoon hot sauce (optional)
2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
1 egg
Salt
Black pepper
2 tablespoons brown sugar
2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
1 teaspoon water

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Quinoa Pilaf

marie Sat, 01/10/2015 - 14:33

Ingredients :

1 ½ cup quinoa
1 ½ tablespoon vegetable oil
½ cup green pepper, cut in small cubes
½ cup red pepper, cut in small cubes
2 celery stalks, chopped
2 -3 tablespoons, grated parmesan cheese
Pepper
3 cups chicken broth
1 ½ tablespoon olive oil
2 cup carrot, peeled and cut in small cubes
3 green onions, chopped (white and green part)
½ cup parsley, finely chopped
Salt

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Quinoa Tabouleh / Tabouleh de Quinua

marie Thu, 01/20/2011 - 19:04

Serves 6

Ingredients :

2 cups Quinoa
3 tomatoes, peeled and diced
1 cup parsley leaves, chopped
½ cup scallions (green onions)white and green part, chopped
2 tbsp fresh mint leaves o 1 tablespoons dried mint leaves
1 garlic clove, crushed
½ tsp basil, minced
Lemon juice, to taste
¼ cup olive oil, approximately
¼ cup green olives, sliced
1 red pepper, seeded and deveined, chopped
Salt
Pepper

Preparation:

Rinse quinoa under running water, until water comes clear. Drain and add to boiling water. Cook for 12 to 15 minutes until soft. Drain and cool.

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Meal: 

SOUTHERN FLANK STEAK

marie Mon, 08/31/2009 - 12:23

Ingredients :

2 tbsp ketchup
2 garlic cloves, crushed
Salt
2 lbs flank steak
1 cup red wine vinegar
2 tbsp soy sauce
3 tbsp ají panca / sundried red aji (chili) paste (available on line, whole
sundried, paste or powder)
Pepper
10 medium size golden potatoes

Preparation:

Boil meat in water for approx. 3 hours until meat is tender. Remove meat and cut in individual servings.

Combine vinegar, sundried red pepper paste, ketchup, soy sauce, crushed garlic, salt and pepper and marinate meat for 2 hours. Remove meat and save marinade.

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Shredded Chicken in a light cheese Sauce / Aji de Gallina light

marie Mon, 08/31/2009 - 12:06

Ingredients :

2 whole chicken breasts with bone
1 carrot, peeled and cut in large pieces
2 celery stalks
2 parsley springs
½ leek
½ cup oil, approx.
1 large onion, finely chopped
½ teaspoon garlic, finely minced
pinch of turmeric
6 fresh yellow/ají amarillo, seeded, deveined and blended
12 saltine crackers, more or less depending on thickness of sauce.
½ cup evaporated milk, light
½ cup grated parmesan cheese
½ cup nuts, finely chopped (pecans, walnuts, or cashew nuts)
Salt
Pepper
6 potatoes, boiled, peeled and halved

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Peruvian Fish broth/ Chilcano

marie Mon, 08/31/2009 - 11:35

Ingredients :

6 fish fillets
2 lb heads and backbone of fish
¼ cup vegetable oil
3 garlic cloves, crushed
1 onion, coarsely cut
2 tomatoes, coarsely cut
1 celery stalk, chopped
2 green onions, finely chopped
9 cups water
1 leek (white part) finely chopped
Salt
Pepper
cilantro
parsley
2 mint sprigs
½ medium size yucca (cassava), cut in small pieces
2 boiled potatoes, cut in 4
1 corn, cut in slices
1 Ají mirasol / Sundried yellow aji (chili), toasted
Key lime
Parsley, finely chopped for decoration

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Mussels Peruvian Style / Mussels Callao Style/ Choros a la Chalaca

marie Mon, 08/31/2009 - 11:30

Ingredients :

12 mussels tightly closed
2 medium size onions, finely chopped
Juice of 3 key limes
1 tablespoon ají amarillo fresco / fresh yellow aji (chili), blended
½ rocoto / red hot pepper, rinsed, seeded and deveined, finely chopped
1 ½ tablespoon parsley, finely chopped
¾ cups corn kernels, cooked
½ tomato, peeled, seeded and cut in small cubes
1 tablespoon oil
Salt
Pepper
1 key lime, cut in wedges to serve

Preparation:

Rinse mussels thoroughly and scrub under running water. Discard any mussels that are not tightly closed.

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