Easy Quinoa Recipes (Slide 8)

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Quinoa is a quick-cooking whole grain with a slightly nutty flavor—a perfect partner for pears and walnuts in this fresh-tasting salad recipe. The flavor is best when the salad is at room temperature or cold. Refrigerate the salad for at least 15 minutes before serving.

Recipe: Pear-Quinoa Salad

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Toasted Quinoa Salad with Scallops & Snow Peas

Toasted Quinoa Salad with S…

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Warm Quinoa Salad with Edamame & Tarragon

Warm Quinoa Salad with Edam…

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Sesame-Honey Tempeh & Quinoa Bowl

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Quinoa & Smoked Tofu Salad

Quinoa & Smoked Tofu Salad

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Quinoa with Latin Flavors

Quinoa with Latin Flavors

Cilantro, lime and scallions lend a bright finish to delicate quinoa. This versatile side pairs well…View slide
Quinoa Salad with Dried Apricots & Baby Spinach

Quinoa Salad with Dried Apr…

This spicy salad with little jewels of dried apricot in the mix would be welcome at lunch or a simpl…View slide
Pear-Quinoa Salad

Pear-Quinoa Salad

Quinoa is a quick-cooking whole grain with a slightly nutty flavor—a perfect partner for pears and…View slide
Turkey & Quinoa Stuffed Grape Leaves

Turkey & Quinoa Stuffed Gra…

Anything but traditional, these grape leaves are stuffed with ground turkey and quinoa flavored with…View slide
Vegetarian Quinoa & Squash Casserole

Vegetarian Quinoa & Squash …

An aromatic mixture of garlic, paprika, cumin, coriander, allspice and cayenne flavors this vegetari…View slide
Quinoa Cakes with Smoked Salmon

Quinoa Cakes with Smoked Sa…

These crisp quinoa cakes spiked with smoked salmon and topped with lemony sour cream make a lovely a…View slide
Quinoa Salad with Oranges, Beets & Pomegranate

Quinoa Salad with Oranges, …

Roasted beets and sweet dates, tangy oranges and juicy pomegranate seeds make this quinoa salad reci…View slide
Quinoa Peanut Soup (Sopa de Mani)

Quinoa Peanut Soup (Sopa de…

This spicy vegetable, quinoa and peanut soup recipe is a modern take on a traditional Bolivian soup …View slide
Almond Butter-Quinoa Blondies

Almond Butter-Quinoa Blondies

People likely won’t even notice that these delicately nutty, just a little chocolaty, blondies are…View slide
Snap Pea & Quinoa Salad

Snap Pea & Quinoa Salad

Snap peas and mushrooms are combined with the fresh flavor of lemon in this pretty, healthy quinoa s…View slide
Strawberry-Rhubarb Quinoa Pudding

Strawberry-Rhubarb Quinoa P…

Think of quinoa pudding as a delicious whole-grain cousin of tapioca pudding. This healthy quinoa pu…View slide
Spiced Breakfast Quinoa

Spiced Breakfast Quinoa

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Quinoa Veggie Burger

Quinoa Veggie Burger

This quinoa veggie burger recipe is a meat-lover’s burger: toasted pecans, mushrooms, Cheddar chee…View slide
Tex-Mex Black Bean & Quinoa Bowl

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Skip the tortillas and layer your taco fillings onto protein-rich quinoa in this healthy vegetarian …View slide
Quinoa Lasagna

Quinoa Lasagna

This healthy quinoa lasagna recipe has a layer of quinoa (rather than noodles) along with vegetables…View slide
Corn & Black Bean Quinoa Salad

Corn & Black Bean Quinoa Salad

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Apple-Cheddar Quinoa Muffins

Apple-Cheddar Quinoa Muffins

In this savory quinoa muffin recipe, grated apple adds moisture, quinoa adds protein and sharp Chedd…View slide
Quinoa Mushroom Soup

Quinoa Mushroom Soup

A bit reminiscent of old-fashioned mushroom-barley soup, this vegetarian quinoa mushroom soup recipe…View slide
Seared Tuna Tataki Quinoa Bowl

Seared Tuna Tataki Quinoa Bowl

In this healthy tuna and quinoa recipe, tuna steaks are flash-cooked, sliced, then tossed in a quick…View slide
Slow-Cooker Quinoa-Summer Squash Casserole

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Salmon with Roasted Vegetables & Quinoa

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Sausage-&-Quinoa-Stuffed Zucchini

Sausage-&-Quinoa-Stuffed Zu…

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Southwest Quinoa Cakes

Southwest Quinoa Cakes

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Roasted Chicken & Vegetable Quinoa Salad

Roasted Chicken & Vegetable…

Mushrooms, carrots and onions are roasted with garlic and fennel seeds in this roast chicken and qui…View slide
Indian Edamame Quinoa Burgers

Indian Edamame Quinoa Burgers

This bunless quinoa burger recipe with an easy yogurt sauce is a staff favorite. Experiment with dif…View slide
Spicy Tomatillo Quinoa

Spicy Tomatillo Quinoa

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