White Quinoa Organic

Quinoa (pronounced Keen-wah) has been cultivated for a long time. Quinoa, a seed grain touted for it's nutty, earthy flavor is prepared virtually the same way as other whole grains. Its popularity as a super food has increased over the last few years, because it is a source of complete protein and is also high in iron, magnesium & fiber. 

Quinoa needs to be rinsed before use because it has a natural coating, called saponin, that can make the cooked grain bitter. Even pre-rinsed quinoa can benefit from an additional rinse right before use. Quinoa does not require soaking. 

Black, Red & White Quinoa share the same nutritional values. The main difference is color in cooked dishes and the fact that Black & Red can occasionally have a deeper flavor. 

Item #AA0747 (1.5lb)

Item #AA0746 (5lb)

Item #082564 (25) ^Special Order

Ingredients: 100% Organic White Quinoa. 

Basic Cooking: Use 2 cups water or broth for every 1 cup of uncooked quinoa. (1 cup dry quinoa yeilds approximately 3 cups cooked quinoa). 

  1. Rinse: Measure dry quinoa into a fine-mesh strainer. Rinse under cool water for about 2 minutes, swirling with a spoon or hand as you do. Drain.
  2. (Optional) Toast Quinoa: Using a drizzle of high-heat oil, toast quinoa over a medium-high stove for about 1 minutes, stirring & cooking till the water evaporates and the quinoa is toasted. 
  3. Cook: Using 2 cups of water per cup of quinoa, bring the quinoa to a roiling boil in a pot. Lower heat and cook covered for 15 minutes. 
  4. Wait: Leave quinoa covered and off the heat for 5 minutes. 
  5. Enjoy! Fluff quinoa gently with a fork and serve. If qunoa is not fuly cooked, return the pot to low heat and cook covered for another 5 minutes, or until all the water has been absorbed. 

^Special Order products may take and additional 5-7 days to process

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