Preheat the oven to 400ºF. If you baking pans are prone to sticking, line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
In a large bowl, combine all the ingredients. Stir together until everything is evenly incorporated.
Transfer the contents of the bowl onto a baking sheet and spread it out into a thin layer.
Bake on the center rack for 35 - 40 minutes, stirring every 15 minutes or so to ensure even baking.
Serve immediately with your favorite taco ingredients or allow to cool completely and reheat as desired.
* if you don't want to make the Spanish quinoa, add 1/2 cup chunky salsa and increase baking time by 10 minutes.** inspired by Minimalist BakerStore leftovers in an airtight container and refrigerate for up to 5 days. Reheat in the microwave or in a skillet over medium heat.