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What are your favorite quinoa recipes?

 
misses_nick

Asked by misses_nick at 6:05 PM on Dec. 16, 2010 in Food & Drink

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  • I like quinoa stuffed peppers with black beans. MMMMM
    KTMOM

    Answer by KTMOM at 9:32 PM on Dec. 17, 2010

  • Balagan, I've made tabouli with it, too! You don't put parsley in your tabouli? Olive oil? Onion? Salt?

    I also like it with black beans, diced red bell peppers, corn, fresh cilantro, lime and salt. Yum!
    Adelicious

    Answer by Adelicious at 11:20 PM on Dec. 16, 2010

  • DH likes to make tabuli with quinoa instead of bulgar wheat.
    Cook up the quinoa, add tomato, cucumber, mint and lemon juice.

    I like to eat basic quinoa for breakfast warmed up with milk, honey and some fruit (usually dried.)
    balagan_imma

    Answer by balagan_imma at 6:42 PM on Dec. 16, 2010

  • what is quinoa?
    Ashlynnsmommy07

    Answer by Ashlynnsmommy07 at 11:41 PM on Dec. 16, 2010

  • Quinoa is a grain. A tasty, delightful grain. My family loves it with diced sweet potato, zucchini, onion, carrot, tomato sauce, garlic, garbanzos, and masala spices.
    misses_nick

    Comment by misses_nick (original poster) at 9:31 AM on Dec. 17, 2010

  • Quinoa is not a grain; it is actually in the same plant family as beets. It is the only plant-based food with the complete chain of amino acids.

    I make quinoa for breakfast; and use it as I would rice, like in stuffed peppers.

    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 9:27 PM on Dec. 17, 2010

  • It is in the same family as beets, but it is considered a whole grain with complete protein and has been considered so as far back as the Incas. See link.

    http://www.purcellmountainfarms.com/Organic%20Quinoa%20Grain.htm
    misses_nick

    Comment by misses_nick (original poster) at 2:18 AM on Dec. 18, 2010

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