Recipes with Quinoa

SUMMER QUINOA SALAD



INGREDIENTS:
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup Superu Quinoa
  • 2 cups fresh baby spinach, sliced
  • 1 cup grape tomatoes, halved
  • 1 medium cucumber, seeded and chopped
  • 1 medium sweet orange pepper, chopped
  • 1 medium sweet yellow pepper, chopped
Dressing:
  • 3 tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 teaspoons honey
  • Salt and pepper

DIRECTIONS:
  1. In a large saucepan, bring water to a boil. Add quinoa. Reduce heat; simmer, covered, 12-15 minuts or until liquid is absorbed. Remove from heat; fluff with a fork. Transfer to a large bowl; cool completely.
  2. Stir spinach, tomatoes, cucumber and peppers into quinoa.
  3. In a small bowl, whisk dressing ingredients until blended. Drizzle over quinoa mixture; toss to coat.
  4. Refrigerate until serving.

QUINOA BURGERS



INGREDIENTS:
  • 1 cup Superu Quinoa
  • 2 cups vegetable broth
  • 3/4 cup mozzarella shredded cheese
  • 2 sun-dried tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 1/2 eggs
  • 3 tablespoons flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil

DIRECTIONS:
Cooking Quinoa:
  1. Wash the quinoa rigorously with water.
  2. In a pan over medium high heat, add 2 teaspoons olive oil. Dry the quinoa by adding it to the pan and letting it heat up for about 2 minutes.
  3. Add the broth to the pan. Stir, and bring to a boil. Lower to medium-low heat and cover, cooking for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  4. When all of the water has been absorbed, the quinoa is finishing cooking. Use your fork to fluff the quinoa a bit.
Quinoa Burgers:
  1. Add all of the ingredients together to make the burgers, stirring until thoroughly combined.
  2. Divide into 4 burgers.
  3. Heat the oil in a large pan over medium-high heat.
  4. Add the burgers into the pan. Allow to cook for 2-3 minutes on one side, then flip.
  5. Cook for 2-3 minutes on this side. It should be golden brown. If not, cook for one minute extra on each side. Place on a paper towel to cool and remove excess oil.