Tagged with quinoa

Bacon Quinoa with Almonds and Herbs

Ingredients 1/3 cup slivered almonds 1 teaspoon vegetable oil 2 thick slices of applewood-smoked bacon, cut into 1/4-inch dice 1 small shallot, minced 1 cup quinoa, rinsed 2 cups chicken stock 1 sage sprig 1 tablespoon minced chives 1 tablespoon chopped parsley Salt and freshly ground white pepper Preparation Preheat the oven to 350°. Spread … Continue reading

Cocoa-Dusted Lamb Chops with Pumpkin Quinoa Cakes

Ingredients Pumpkin Quinoa Cakes 1 cup pumpkin, cooked 1 1/2 cups quinoa, cooked 1/2 cup sautéed onion 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes 1 teaspoon salt (to taste) 1 tablespoon fresh chopped thyme 1/2 cup buttered breadcrumbs Lamb 4 lamb chops 1 tablespoon dark chocolate powder 1 tablespoon onion powder 1 tablespoon white pepper 2 tablespoons … Continue reading

Thai Quinoa Salad

Ingredients For the Salad 1 cup quinoa, rinsed 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 red bell pepper, cut into bite-sized strips 1 carrot, peeled and grated 1 English cucumber, seeded and diced 2 scallions, white and green parts, finely sliced 1/4 cup freshly chopped cilantro 2 tablespoons fresh chopped mint or basil For the Dressing 1/4 cup … Continue reading

Crisp Quinoa Cakes

Ingredients 1 cup quinoa Salt 1/4 cup chopped almonds 2 tablespoons minced shallots 1 tablespoon minced fresh rosemary 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard Freshly ground black pepper 2 tablespoons olive oil Lemon wedges for serving Preparation Put the quinoa, a large pinch of salt and 2 1/4 cups water in a medium saucepan. Bring to a … Continue reading

Quinoa with Spiced Lentil Dal

Ingredients For the quinoa: 3/4 cup regular blond quinoa 1/4 cup red quinoa 1 1/4 cups water 1/2 to 3/4 teaspoon salt, to taste For the dal: 1 cup brown or split yellow lentils (toor dal), rinsed 1 teaspoon minced fresh ginger 1 1/2 teaspoons turmeric 1/2 medium onion (intact), peeled Salt to taste 1 … Continue reading

Quinua Amarilla [Yellow Quinoa]

Ingredients 1 1/2 c. quinoa 2 1/2 c. water 1 small onion, chopped 2 cloves of garlic, minced 3/4 tbsp. aji amarillo paste 2 tbsp. “Delicioso adobo” (follows) 3 tbsp. flat leaf parsley, chopped 1 green pepper, chopped 2 tbsp. of olive oil 2 tbsp. butter salt to taste Delicioso adobo 1 tablespoon lemon pepper … Continue reading

Black Bean Quinoa Salad

Ingredients 1 mango, peeled and diced small 1 red bell pepper, seeded and diced small 1 c. thinly sliced scallions 1 c. chopped cilantro 1 tbsp. vegetable oil 2 tbsp. wine or balsamic vinegar 1/4 tsp. salt 1/2 tsp. black pepper 2 c. cooked quinoa, cooled (~3/4 c. raw) 1 15-oz. can black beans, rinsed … Continue reading

Quinoa, Garbanzo, and Spinach Salad

Ingredients 1 1/2 cups quinoa (9 to 10 ounces), rinsed, drained 4 cups (packed) baby spinach leaves 2 15- to 16-ounce cans garbanzo beans (chickpeas), rinsed, drained 1 3/4 cups 1/3-inch cubes unpeeled English hothouse cucumber 1 1-pint container multicolored baby heirloom tomatoes, halved (2 1/2 cups) 1 cup (packed) fresh mint leaves 1 1/2 … Continue reading

Curried Quinoa Salad

Ingredients 2 c. water 1 c. quinoa 2 tsp. curry powder or garam masala 8 green onions, chopped 2 15 oz. cans chickpeas, rinsed and drained 2 c. shredded carrots 1/2 c. dried cranberries Yogurt-cumin dressing, recipe below Preparation Heat the water to boil in a large saucepan.  Add the quinoa and curry powder; lower … Continue reading

Quinoa with Grilled Zucchini, Garbanzo Beans, and Cumin

Ingredients 1 15-ounce can garbanzo beans (chickpeas), drained 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 5 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided 2 garlic cloves, peeled 2 teaspoons cumin seeds 1 teaspoon turmeric, divided 1 teaspoon smoked paprika,* divided 2 cups water 1 cup quinoa (about 6 ounces),** rinsed well, drained 1 teaspoon coarse kosher salt 1 1/2 … Continue reading