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Different Ways to Cook Quinoa
A few years ago I made my first dish with Quinoa. I made a rookie mistake and did not rinse the dry Quinoa thoroughly first so it had a bitter taste that no one in my family liked. Lately though I gave it another try and now it has become a weekly part of our …
Mexican Quinoa Salad 1 1/2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste Salad: 1 cup dry quinoa, rinsed well through a fine strainer/sieve 1 cup halved cherry tomatoes 3/4 to 1 cup fresh corn (sliced off the cob, raw) 1/4 cup finely chopped cilantro lime wedges salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
Quinoa Broccoli Pilaf; 1 T extra virgin olive oil, 1 medium onion finely diced, 1 medium broccoli head (apx alb) cut into florets, 1 cup dry quinoa, 2.25 cup low sodium veggie broth, 1 t sea salt, 1 t pepper, 1 t paprika. Makes 6 servings; Per serving (1 cup): 150 calories, 3g fat, 74.3mg sodium, 6.5g fiber, 6.8g protein.