Ratatouille with quinoa

Quinoa is a grain that haves a unique balance of proteins, fats and carbohydrates. Cheer up with this healthy dish, easy to digest and delicious. It is a gluten free recipe.

Serves: 2 people

Time: 30 minutes


  • Zucchini
  • Eggplant
  • Onion
  • Green pepper
  • Red pepper
  • 1 ripe tomato
  • 1 cup of quinoa
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • pinch of salt
  • paprika


  1. Cut the vegetables into small cubes and reserve.
  2. In a frying pan add oil and cook with low heat the onion with the green and red pepper. Then add zucchini and eggplant. Add a pinch of salt and let vegetables make stirring. Finally, add tomato and cook for at least 30 minutes on a low heat.
  3. While the vegetables are cooking, wash quinoa under cold water, at least for 2 minutes. Why? Because quinoa is coated in saponin, a substance that gives sour taste and is indigestible.
  4. Place quinoa in a saucepan and add water (1 cup quinoa = 2 cups of water). Cook for 10 – 15 minutes or until it has absorbed all the water.
  5. Garnish with a little paprika on top, serve and enjoy this delicious dish.




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