Recipes That Will Make You Fall in Love with Quinoa
March 5, 2015
Easy recipes to familiarize yourself with quinoa
Crock Pot Mediterranean Chicken
Chicken breast and sausage cooks all day low and slow with tomatoes, peppers, olives. Serve over a bed of quinoa and brown rice. Click here to see the recipe.
Quinoa Kofta Curry
Drop crispy quinoa and potato balls in a rich tomato curry for a hearty vegetarian meal. Click here to see the recipe.
Chicken and Quinoa Salad
This decomposed southwestern salad has a triple threat of protein: chicken, black beans, and quinoa. Click here to see the recipe.
Quinoa with Chimichurri Sauce
Chimichurri is a spicy Argentine green sauce often served with grilled meat, but you can use it as a condiment for almost everything, like this quinoa-sausage mix. Click here to see the recipe.
Maple-Roasted Acorn Squash with Quinoa
The sugar in maple syrup creates a crispy, sweet crust on roasted acorn squash. Quinoa is a complete protein, so you can serve this as a side dish or as a full meal on meatless Monday. Click here to see the recipe.
Vegetables and Quinoa with Miso-Ginger Sauce
Serve a simple tofu stir-fry over a bed of quinoa for a protein-packed, quick-cooking meal. Click here to see the recipe.
Dark Chocolate Quinoa Cupcakes with Hazelnut Buttercream
Quinoa flour is a nutty, gluten-free alternative to all-purpose flour. Store-bought quinoa flour is a splurge item, but you can make it at home: blitz some uncooked quinoa in a food processor until it reaches a flour consistency. Click here to see the recipe.
Quinoa and Kale Stuffed Starburst Squash
Stuffed squash makes for pretty and functional presentation. Amp up the flavor of quinoa by cooking the nutty seed in stock instead of water. Click here to see the recipe.
Cashew Chicken Quinoa Stir-Fry
Although quinoa isn’t the star of this dish, it gives an easy stir-fry a super crunchy texture. Click here to see the recipe.
Vegetable Quinoa Soup
This comforting Peruvian soup only requires a few ingredients that you probably already have in the fridge. Click here to see the recipe.