Red Quinoa

Red Quinoa

Item # 16270-6/2 lbs.


Features

  • Cooks on the stovetop in 12-15 minutes
  • Called a supergrain because it is the only grain that is a complete protein (contains all 9 essential amino acids)
  • Staple of ancient Incas (they called it “The Mother Grain”)
  • Adds to plate presentation
  • Earthy flavor and  crunchy texture adds to any soup, salad, stuffing or pilaf
  • Perfect for Vegetarian, South American, American, and Southwestern cuisines
  • Kosher

Ingredients

Red quinoa

Pack Size

6/2 lb. sleeves = 12 lbs. per case

Storage

Store in a cool and dry environment.
 

Preparation and Cooking Instructions

Stovetop: Bring 2 qts. water or stock to a boil. Stir in 2 lbs. Red Quinoa, reduce heat and simmer covered for 12-15 mins.
Steamer: In a full hotel pan, combine 1½ qts. hot water or stock with 2 lbs. Red Quinoa. Steam uncovered for 22 mins.
Combi Oven: In a full hotel pan, combine 1¾ qts. hot water or stock with 2 lbs. Red Quinoa. Cover and cook for 25 mins. at 350° F.
Convection Oven: In a full hotel pan, combine 1¾ qts. hot water or stock with 2 lbs. Red Quinoa. Cover and cook for 25 mins. at 350° F.

Yield: 36 half-cup servings.