Quinoa is a nutritious ancient grain containing a complete protein profile. It is grown at an elevation of 12,000 feet in the Bolivian Altiplano region.
Cultivated for over 5,000 years, Quinoa was the dietary staple of the Incas. Not a true grain, Quinoa is related to spinach, chard and beets.
Cooked Quinoa is light and fluffy, and easily absorbs flavor. Versatile and delicious, Quinoa is must-have kitchen staple.
- Stir into vegetable soups or stews
- Make a quick salad with dried fruits and nuts
- Try in your favorite stuffing recipe in place of breadcrumbs
- Saut?e with diced vegetables and fresh herbs
- Use instead of rice in a burrito or stir-fry
- Stir in a spoonful of pesto and serve as a side dish
- Use instead of bulgur in tabouli
- Replace rice in stuffed peppers and vegetables
- Cook with milk for a hot breakfast cereal
- Serve as a side dish instead of rice