Yupik’s Peruvian Red Organic Quinoa is a grain crop grown for its small and edible seeds! Red quinoa cooks in approximately 15 minutes in boiling water, or in a ratio of 2:1 (2 parts water to 1 part quinoa). Nutty in flavor, quinoa is seedy and tender in texture once cooked, ideal for both cooking and baking applications. Buy Peruvian Organic Red Quinoa by 500g, kilo, or case to keep your cupboard well-stocked with this pantry must-have!
INSIDE SCOOP: A few facts!
-Low in calories
-Good source of protein, fiber, and iron
-A complete protein equipped with all 9 essential amino acids
CULINARY TWIST: Tabbouleh and beyond!
Whether we are adding red quinoa to a salad of greens and veggie’s, or making it the star of a salad with herbs and tomatoes, we love all the ways quinoa can go! Adding a cup-full of cooked red quinoa to a bean salad or a kale salad is an easy way to boost nutrition. One of our favorite ways to use red quinoa is in a basic tabbouleh salad recipe. The red quinoa bulks up the salad and adds texture! The fluffy and tender seeds soak up the olive oil, lemon juice, and natural juices from the tomatoes, making every bite savory and delectable!
ABOUT QUINOA: Did you know?
Quinoa comes in three main colors: red and white being most common, and black. The black variety tends to cook longer than the others and is slightly firmer in texture. Though quinoa cooks like a grain, it is actually a seed related to beets!
HOW TO STORE: Preserve freshness!
Store in a cool, dry place for up to 36 months.