- STEP 1
Heat oil in a medium saucepan over med-hi heat. Stir in quinoa, onion, bell pepper & garlic. Cook and stir about 3 min. or until onion is tender.
- STEP 2
Stir in tomato sauce, water, bouillon, chili powder, garlic powder, cumin and salt. Bring to a boil, stir and reduce heat to low. Cover, and simmer until liquid is absorbed, about 30 minutes.
- STEP 3
Take off heat and stir in cheese.
- STEP 4
**Note: If you like to spice it up: just add cayenne, red chile flakes, chipotle chile flakes, jalapeno, serrano or any one of your favorite fresh or dried chiles.