Hailed as the 'supergrain of the future',
quinoa (keen-wah) contains more protein than any other grain,
and is considered a complete protein because it contains all
eight essential amino acids. Quinoa can be used in much the same
way as rice is used.
- 1 cup quinoa
2 cups water
- Place quinoa and water in a small saucepan
and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to a simmer, cover and cook
until all of the water is absorbed, about 15 to 20 minutes.
Makes 3 cups.
Cook's Note: Quinoa is done when the grains
have turned from white to transparent, and the spiral-like germ