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Healthy Recipe of the Month
Cooking with Quinoa: 4 Recipes
High in protein and fiber, quinoa [KEEN-wah] is not only versatile, it also tastes wonderful and has a nice crunch. Find 4 delicious recipes for cooking with this ancient whole grain.
Small, round, and a good source of protein, iron, and fiber, quinoa is a quick and flavorful way to get in a serving of whole grains. About the size of pellets of couscous, quinoa cooks in about 20 minutes. The only special handling required with quinoa is to give it a good rinse before cooking; otherwise, the grains can be bitter.
First up, Quinoa Tabbouleh.
Traditionally made with bulgar, our version of the Middle Eastern salad features quinoa along with other traditional ingredients: fresh herbs, tomato, and cucumber. View Recipe: Quinoa Tabbouleh
Beet, Blood Orange, Kumquat, and Quinoa Salad
Blood orange and kumquats work in perfect harmony with quinoa. Beets, avocado, and fresh cilantro add an extra dosage of flavors and textures to this citrusy salad. View Recipe: Beet, Blood Orange, Kumquat, and Quinoa Salad
Quinoa and Roasted Pepper Chili
Roasted bell pepper gives this dish a delightful boost. You'll love how the Spanish smoked paprika adds to the dimension of flavor. View Recipe: Quinoa and Roasted Pepper Chili
Quick-Cured Sake Salmon with Quinoa
Sake's nutty flavor complements the quinoa and helps tenderize the salmon. This method is a quick way to cure the fish. View Recipe: Quick-Cured Sake Salmon with Quinoa
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