UseQuinoa is an almost complete food: it has a very high content of proteins with a high biological value and is rich in lysine, an amino acid lacking in cereals. It also contains mainly low glycaemic index carbohydrates and noble fats, sodium, iron, zinc and copper. Use it to prepare tasty cold salads, appetising soups or as a binding agent!
Preparation and cooking
Prepare the quinoa by rinsing it and cooking it in salted water for 15-20 minutes after boiling. The water should be twice the weight of the quinoa being cooked (example: cook 100g quinoa in 200ml water). Add a drizzle of raw EVO oil and season to taste.
Organic white quinoa.
It may contain traces of: soy, sesame e celery.
Nutrition facts per 100g:
Energy: 1496 kJ (354 kcal),
Fat: 4,9g (saturated: 0,5g),
Carbohydrated: 60,8g (sugar: 2,3g),