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Quinoa

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

I cooked some quinoa to have under broccoli beef stir fry. It is good. I was surprised at how much like rice it is. The texture is a little different. The taste is a little different, but I really enjoyed it. Sadly, it's not any lower in calories than rice. emoticon Variety is always good.
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  • LADYFROMTHEWOOD
    I actually WON a prize pack from Alter Eco some time back, and it included "royal red quinoa" in it. So, it was my first time trying it also. You're right, it's a lot like rice, only small and round. Mine even kinda sprouted a bit when it cooked. Is the protein in it higher than rice? How was your stir-fry?
    1413 days ago
  • GLORYB83
    I've never eaten quinoa and had wondered how it tasted. It looks so much like rice.
    Thanks for sharing with us!
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    1413 days ago
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