Pastel de Quinua - Quinoa Quiche

by Cecilia Zbinden
(Santa Cruz Bolivia)

THIS IS WHAT QUINOA LOOKS LIKE BEFORE IT'S COOKED

THIS IS WHAT QUINOA LOOKS LIKE BEFORE IT'S COOKED

Para 5 porciones / Makes 5 portions

INGREDIENTES / INGREDIENTS
300g quinua en grano / 300 grams quinoa grains
100g queso rallado / 100 grams shredded cheese

RELLENO / FILLING
2 Cebollas medianas / 2 medium onions
2 tomates pelados / 2 peeled tomatoes
2 ramitas de perejil picado / 2 sprigs of parsley
3 cucharadas de aji colorado molido / 3 tablespoons of ground red or yellow chili pepper
Ajo picado al gusto / Garlic to taste
Condimentos al gusto / Add spices to taste
Sal al gusto / Salt to taste

PREPARACION / PREPARATION

Hacer cocer la quinua hasta que el grano este pastoso.

Boil the quinoa grains until they are thick mushy

RELLENO / FILLING

Poner al fuego una cacerola con el aceite, agregar la ceboll picada finamente, el ajo, el perejil picados y el aji retostado 10 minutos.
Engrasar una fuente de regular tamaƱo. Mezclar la quinua cocida con la mitad del queso rallado y cubrir el molde con media parte de la quinua cocida con el queso. Colocar encima del relleno y distribuirlo por toda la superficie. Rociar con el queso restante.

In a pot place the oil, finely chopped onion, garlic, chopped parsley, and hot peppers for 10 minutes. Grease an appropriately sized baking pan. Mix the cooked quinoa with half the shredded cheese and spread half of this mixture on the bottom of the baking pan. On top, place the filling and distribute it along the entire surface. Sprinkle this with the remaining shredded cheese.

Cubrir todo con el resto de la quinua, uniformar la superficie con una espatula.

Cover this with the remaining quinoa covering the entire surface uniformly with a spatula.

Poner al horno durante 5 a 10 minutos hasta que dore la superficie.

Place it in the over for 5 to 10 minutes until the surface has browned.


BUEN PROVECHO DE NATURALIA
ENJOY IT! From: Cecilia Zbinden
Naturalia


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