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    Gluten-Free Quinoa Soup with Vegetables

    Jefferson Adams


    Reviewed and edited by a celiac disease expert.

      This quinoa soup is delicious, nutritious, and gluten-free.


    Caption: Image: CC--Gavan Murphy aka The Healthy Irishman

    Celiac.com 11/27/2018 - If you’ve ever been to the highlands of Peru, then you might have tasted versions of this delicious and simple quinoa soup that is a common staple of local restaurants in the region. It’s a simple and highly versatile recipe, so add or subtract vegetables, as desired.

    Ingredients:

    • 5 cups chicken broth 
    • 5 cups water
    • 1-1½ cups cooked quinoa
    • 3 cloves garlic
    • ½ onion, diced
    • 1 teaspoon oregano
    • 1 teaspoon cumin
    • 1 pinch chili powder
    • 1 cup coarsely shredded carrots
    • 1 cup zucchini, diced
    • 1 cup sliced celery, diced
    • Celery leaves



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    Directions:
    Prepare quinoa ahead of time.

    Sauté onions until clear.

    Add garlic in the last moments and sauté until fragrant.

    In 5- to 6-quart slow cooker, combine cooked onions, garlic, chicken, carrot, celery, and other vegetables. Add spices.

    Gradually stir in broth and the water.

    Cover slow cooker; cook on low-heat setting for 6 to 8 hours or on high-heat setting for 3 to 4 hours. 

    Add a few celery leaves, as desired.

    When vegetables are tender, but firm, stir in cooked quinoa, and serve hot.


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    The recipe sounds delicious minus the quinoa.  I equate quinoa to ingesting a steel wool pad.  Then I learned that quinoa contains 'saponin' which is a mild toxin in the gut. It's no wonder that this "canary" has gotten sick every time I've tried dishes with quinoa.

    I wonder; "What could be used as a substitute for quinoa?"

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  • About Me

    Jefferson Adams is Celiac.com's senior writer and Digital Content Director. He earned his B.A. and M.F.A. at Arizona State University, and has authored more than 2,500 articles on celiac disease. His coursework includes studies in science, scientific methodology, biology, anatomy, medicine, logic, and advanced research. He previously served as SF Health News Examiner for Examiner.com, and devised health and medical content for Sharecare.com. Jefferson has spoken about celiac disease to the media, including an appearance on the KQED radio show Forum, and is the editor of the book "Cereal Killers" by Scott Adams and Ron Hoggan, Ed.D.

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