Smokey Corn & Quinoa Chowder

This really is a one-pot wonder!

What better way to boost your nutrition than a hot steaming bowl of Quinoa with sweet plump corn with a hint of smoke flavour.

This is feel good food at its best. Grab some crunchy bread, the TV remote and curl up on the couch.


Smokey Corn & Quinoa Chowder
Recipe Type: Entree. Main.
Author: Sian
Serves 4
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1 onion, diced
  • ½ cup tri-coloured quinoa, uncooked
  • I teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon chilli, ground (optional)
  • 1 420g tin of extra sweet corn kernels
  • 4 potatoes, unpeeled and diced
  • 1 x 420g tin red kidney beans
  • 1 x 410g tin of crushed tomatoes
  • 1 tablespoon of tomato paste
  • ½ teaspoon liquid smoke
  • 5 cups vegetable stock
  • Salt & Pepper to taste
  1. In a large soup pot, sauté the onion, garlic and oil together. Add the quinoa.
  2. Add the smoked paprika, chilli (optional), corn, potatoes, kidney beans, crushed tomatoes, tomato paste, liquid smoke & vegetable stock.
  3. Cook on medium heat until it thickens and it reduces by about half (about 30-45 mins). Season it with salt & freshly ground black pepper.
  4. Serving options: chopped fresh parsley, coriander, tofutti sour cream, crushed cashews, diced onion or pepitas. Enjoy!

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