quinua

Quinoa Tabouleh / Tabouleh de Quinua

marie Thu, 01/20/2011 - 19:04

Serves 6

Ingredients :

2 cups Quinoa
3 tomatoes, peeled and diced
1 cup parsley leaves, chopped
½ cup scallions (green onions)white and green part, chopped
2 tbsp fresh mint leaves o 1 tablespoons dried mint leaves
1 garlic clove, crushed
½ tsp basil, minced
Lemon juice, to taste
¼ cup olive oil, approximately
¼ cup green olives, sliced
1 red pepper, seeded and deveined, chopped
Salt
Pepper

Preparation:

Rinse quinoa under running water, until water comes clear. Drain and add to boiling water. Cook for 12 to 15 minutes until soft. Drain and cool.

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Quinoa Paella / Paella de Quinoa

CitizenFood Sat, 02/07/2009 - 20:55

Serves 6

Ingredients :

½ cup olive oil
1 onion, finely chopped
1 tsp garlic, minced
1 ½ tbsp, dried red ají panca paste
1 ½ tsp paprika
½ cup fresh peas
½ cup fresh fava beans
2 carrots, peeled and cut into matchsticks
4 artichoke hearts, cut into strips
1 red pepper, roasted, peeled, seeded and deveined, cut into strips
1 cup mushrooms, sliced
3 ½ oz fresh asparagus, chopped
1 fresh yellow aji (chili) seeded and deveined, cut into strips
3 tomatoes, peeled, seeded and diced
2 cups vegetable stock
3 cups quinoa, rinsed and drained

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Smoked Quinoa / Quinua Ahumada

CitizenFood Sat, 02/07/2009 - 20:52

Serves 4

2 tablespoons olive oil
2 shallots, chopped
1 teaspoon cilantro
1/2 teaspoon cardamom
1/2 cup chopped red pepper
2 garlic cloves, minced
1/2 pound smoked tofu or yogurt
1/2 teaspoon orange zest
1 cup green beans, cut into 2-inch long pieces
1 teaspoon smoked paprika
1/2 cup sun-dried tomatoes packed in oil
2 cups cooked quinoa
Salt and pepper

Heat the olive oil in a large pan. Add the shallots, cilantro and cardamom.

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Garlic Quinoa

CitizenFood Sat, 02/07/2009 - 19:18

Serves 4

1 tablespoon olive oil
1/2 cup chopped onion
2 teaspoons minced garlic
1 cup quinoa, rinsed well and drained
2 cups water or broth
1/4 teaspoon salt

Sauté the onion in olive oil for 2-3 minutes; add garlic and continue sautéing for another 30 seconds. Add quinoa, water and salt to pan; bring to boil then reduce heat then cover and simmer 15 minutes until liquid is absorbed. Serve warm.

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