Quinoa ~ 8 ounces

$4.75

Description

HE MILD FLAVOR OF QUINOA MAKES IT A GREAT SUBSTITUTE FOR COUSCOUS OR BULGHUR SPROUTED QUINOA HAS A NUTTY FLAVOR AND IS GREAT IN SALADS. AS A SIDE DISH QUINOA CAN BE COOKED USING A FLAVORED LIQUID SUCH AS BROTH, OR IT MAKES A GREAT INGREDIENTS IN CASSEROLES AND BAKED STUFFED VEGETABLES. QUINOA MUST BE RINSED TO REMOVE THE BITTER SAPONINS WHICH COAT EACH GRAIN. FORBEST RESULTS TOAST PRIOR TO COOKING. 1 CUP OF QUINO NEEDS 2 CUPS OF WATER SIMMER OVER LOW HEAT FOR 15 MINUTES. THE HIGHEST QUALITY QUINOA COMES FROM THE MOUNTAIN REGIONS AND IS LIGHT IN COLOR. ALL SYSCO BRANDED QUINOA IS SUPPLIED FROM THESE REGIONS. QUINOA SEED IS A SMALL OVAL DISK 1.5 – 2 MM IN DIAMETER, AND IS VERY HIGH IN THE AMINO ACID LYSINE. BY MIXING GROUND QUINOA WITH WHEAT FLOUR IN A 25% TO 75% RATIO FOR BREAD MAKING, YOU WILL HAVE FORMED A COMPLETE PROTEIN, PERFECT FOR VEGETARIAN DIETS. BECAUSE OF ITS HIGH CONTENT OF POLYUNSATURATED FATTY ACIDS, IT S IMPORTANT TO STORE QUINOA IN AIRTIGHT CONTAINERS WITH OXYGEN ABSORBERS IN A DRY, COOL PLACE. QUINOA COOKS VERY QUICKLY TAKING ONLY 10-12 MINUTES TO BOIL UNTIL SOFT.

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FREE FROM: EGGS, FISH, MILK, PEANUTS, SOY, TREE NUTS, WHEAT