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Old 05-31-2006, 04:11 PM   #1
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who has a good Quinoa recipe?

i have some organic inca red quinoa that i cooked upin lieu of rice the other day. thought it was pretty good, but i didn't try anything particularly exciting with it.

anyone have a recipe using quinoa that they really love?
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Re: who has a good Quinoa recipe?

you can add it to your soups, that is what i do.
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Re: who has a good Quinoa recipe?

You can use quinoa in place of rice in anything

We just had it tonight. I have the recipe in a thread in OD under, what's for dinner-wednesday

We had enchilada's tonight but we also use it in place of rice in oriental recipes and as a side dish. We love to replace the water with chicken stock and a slice of butter
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Re: who has a good Quinoa recipe?

It's really nice and fluffy when you lightly fry it up before adding the water. I like to add nuts (especially cashews), peas, corn, or tomatoes. Raisins are nice for a sweet bite, and any veggies or seasonings you like, too. I love curried coconut veggie dishes.

Did you know that quinoa is a complete protein? Like rice needs beans to be a complete protein, but quinoa is complete by itself.
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Re: who has a good Quinoa recipe?

quinoa makes great tabbouleh. That has always been my fave recipe for it.
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Did you know that quinoa is a complete protein? Like rice needs beans to be a complete protein, but quinoa is complete by itself.
Yup! Touted to be one of nature's super foods!
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Re: who has a good Quinoa recipe?

Just tried a really great salad sort of thing yesterday at Trader Joe's. It has canned/prepared things, but still pretty healthy I think!
It just had (all from trader joe's obviously)

half a box of fast cook Quinoa
a drained can of sweet corn
a drained can of black beans
a tub of fresh salsa
and a bunch of cilantro dressing

I made it at home and it was super yummy here too, but a little more "wet" than in the store, so maybe next time, I'll use less dressing and drain the salsa first.

We ate it plain, and in whole wheat tortillas. I think It tastes better cold.

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