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QuinoaNew To Cooking Quinoa? 

A Few Ideas to Get You Started!

As you try to prepare sumptuous foods for family and friends, you may numerous recipes with quinoa.  Such recipes can be used as starters, main course, finger foods and even dessert.

Basic Quinoa Recipe

Basic quinoa recipe is the easiest technique that you can try on. Dispense water and quinoa into a pot and allow it to simmer. It will probably take about fifteen minutes. A change in quinoa's color from white to translucent will tell you that it is already done. 


A well-known Italian dish named Lasagnequinoa is also a quinoa recipe, but this time with a twist. You must start by stir-frying onions and garlic using an olive oil. Hamburger should be cooked until it is already brown in color; after which, you may add the tomato sauce and tomatoes to achieve the expected taste. Oregano and salt will make it even more appetizing. After cooking on the stove top, place the dish into a 350 degree oven. Put the sauce into your baking dish and then add in cheese and cooked quinoa. Finally, you may complement the recipe by adding parmesan cheese on the topmost layer.

Quinoa Cheese Puffs

Cheese puffs is another scrumptious toaster oven formulae for quinoa. Fresh quinoa or quinoa flour may be used for this recipe. Supplement it with dairy products like butter. Milk and egg are added to make it healthier. Then finally, pleat in the grated cheese. Use a greased muffin tin and bake in a 425 degree oven for about fifteen minutes.

Quinoa Pudding

If you want an easy to prepare dessert, quinoa pudding recipe is a good option. All you need to do is mix all the ingredients. Cooked quinoa will be our main ingredient. Brown sugar, ground almonds or walnuts, and vanilla are used as sweeteners and flavors for our pudding. By adding in orange grind and shredded coconut, you improve the nutritional content at the same time you improve the taste. You will also want to add in milk, an egg, a sprinkle of cinnamon and a pinch of salt. Afterwards, pour it into a baking plate in advance of putting it into preheated toaster stove for 45 minutes. It is the taster who will decide if whether he wants the pudding hot or cold.

Quinoa Corn Bread

Quinoa recipes for corn breads are set by preheating the oven at 425 degrees. Place your quinoa in the blender. Mix it with the remaining dry ingredients like corn meal, baking soda and baking powder. To make it even more delicious, try topping it with a little sea salt and brown sugar. Add in butter and one beaten egg. Put into a toaster oven and bake on a baking piece for 25 minutes.

There are, of course, a lot of other ways that you can enjoy quinoa.  You can try it in everything from breakfast recipes to stir fry recipes - Your options are endless!


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