Some Ideas For Cooking With Quinoa!

If you are trying to prepare healthier foods for your family, quinoa is a food that you may want to add to your meal plans. This versatile grain-like food (it is actually a seed, not a grain) can be enjoyed at any time of the day.

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. Place it into a 350-degree preheated toaster oven after allowing it to seethe. Make sure to put the sauce into a baking saucer before adding coatings of quinoa and cheese. 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. Our main ingredient is cooked quinoa. Brown sugar, ground almonds or walnuts, and vanilla are used as sweeteners and flavors for our pudding. Shredded coconut and orange grind, being good fruits gives of additional nutritive value. We also put milk, beaten egg, cinnamon, and salt to achieve the best taste for our pudding. 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. Using a blender, you must mince the quinoa. 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. The mixture of beaten egg and butter should also be added. Put into a toaster oven and bake on a baking piece for 25 minutes.

Of course, there are many other ways to make quinoa. You can try it in everything from breakfast recipes to stir fry recipes – Your options are endless!


by: Wendy Black Polisi
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