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Red Quinoa

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$8.99 / 12 oz $0.75 / oz
$12.99 / 1.5 lbs $8.66 / lb
$15.49 / 3 lbs $5.16 / lb
$24.99 / 6 lbs $4.17 / lb
$28.99 / 10 lbs $2.90 / lb
$56.99 / 20 lbs $2.85 / lb
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  • — Kosher, Raw, Vegan
  • — Raw Red Quinoa
  • — High in Magnesium, Iron and Vitamin B-6

Red Quinoa is one of many varieties of the quinoa grain (technically seed) whose popularity has skyrocketed in the recent years. But how does it differ from White and Black Quinoa, except for its color? Well, comparing Red Quinoa vs White, the later has a very light texture and is fluffy when cooked, while Red Quinoa holds its shape better and has a more distinct flavor. Looking at Red Quinoa vs Black Quinoa, the first one takes less time to cook and has a milder taste, while Black Quinoa presents with earthy notes. Red Quinoa is somewhere between Black and White varieties: it has a nutty flavor and texture that works great for recipes.

The Nutritional Profile of Red Quinoa

Red Quinoa is classified as a superfood for a reason. It contains more protein than other grains, including barley, wheat, and rice. Red Quinoa protein content (8g per cup of cooked seeds) makes it perfect for those who follow a plant-based diet. In addition, it is loaded with dietary fiber, all nine amino acids, and essential minerals like Thiamine, Riboflavin, Manganese, Folate, Copper, and Potassium. Red Quinoa calories content is 222 per cup of cooked grain which is similar to rice’s. Eating Quinoa may have a positive impact on your metabolism and heart health.

How to use Red Quinoa

Incorporating Red Quinoa into your diet is a fantastic way to start eating healthier. You can use Red Quinoa as you would any grain. Firstly, it’s an amazing side dish that goes well with meat, veggies, legumes, gravies, and fish. Second, Red Quinoa makes a wonderful morning porridge especially when accompanied by nuts and fruits, or eggs and even savory veggies. Furthermore, Quinoa is widely used in Vegan baking due to its high content of protein. Finally, try combining Red Quinoa with your salads – it will add extra crunchiness and nutritional value. At Food to Live you can buy Red Quinoa in bulk bags which is super budget-friendly. Moreover, if tightly sealed, quinoa can be stored for up to 2 years.

Red Quinoa how to cook?

Red Quinoa cooking instructions are extremely easy. Just follow these steps if cooking on the stove:

1) Rinse 1 cup of Quinoa.

2) Combine 1 cup of Quinoa and 2 cups of water (you may also add salt and herbs).

3) Bring to a boil and reduce the heat

4) Simmer for 15 mins

5) Fluff with fork and serve or use in your Red Quinoa dishes

If you have a pressure cooker:

1) Rinse and drain your Quinoa.

2) Mix 1 2/3 cups of fresh water and 1 cup of Quinoa.

3) Cook on high pressure for 2 mins.

4) Allow the pressure release naturally for 10 mins.

5) All ready!

Storage Tips

Keep Red Quinoa in an air-tight container in a cool dry place. If you want to store Red Quinoa bulk bags long-term, you may put it in a fridge or a freezer.

 

Nutrition Facts
1 servings per container
Serving size1 oz (28 g)

Amount Per Serving
Calories104

% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2g 2%
Saturated Fat 0.2g 1%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 1mg 0%
Total carbohydrate 18g 7%
Dietary fiber 2g 7%
Total sugars 1g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Protein 4g 8%

Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Сalcium 13mg 1%
Iron 1mg 7%
Potassium 160mg 3%
Manganese 1mg 25%
Copper 0.2mg 19%
Magnesium 56mg 13%
Folate 52mcg 13%
Phosphorus 130mg 10%
Thiamin 0.1mg 9%
Vitamin B6 0.1mg 8%
Zinc 1mg 8%
Riboflavin 0.1mg 7%
Vitamin E 1mg 5%
Pantothenic Acid 0.2mg 4%
Selenium 2mcg 4%
Niacin 0.4mg 3%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
Ingredients: RED QUINOA GRAIN
Storage Time: Up to 2 years
Country of Origin: Peru
Packaged in: the USA
Store in: Cool, Dry Place
Allergy Info: Packaged in a Facility That Also Processes Tree Nuts, Wheat, and Sesame
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Nutrition Facts
1 servings per container
Serving size1 oz (28 g)

Amount Per Serving
Calories104

% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2g 2%
Saturated Fat 0.2g 1%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 1mg 0%
Total carbohydrate 18g 7%
Dietary fiber 2g 7%
Total sugars 1g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Protein 4g 8%

Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Сalcium 13mg 1%
Iron 1mg 7%
Potassium 160mg 3%
Manganese 1mg 25%
Copper 0.2mg 19%
Magnesium 56mg 13%
Folate 52mcg 13%
Phosphorus 130mg 10%
Thiamin 0.1mg 9%
Vitamin B6 0.1mg 8%
Zinc 1mg 8%
Riboflavin 0.1mg 7%
Vitamin E 1mg 5%
Pantothenic Acid 0.2mg 4%
Selenium 2mcg 4%
Niacin 0.4mg 3%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
Ingredients: RED QUINOA GRAIN
Storage Time: Up to 2 years
Country of Origin: Peru
Packaged in: the USA
Store in: Cool, Dry Place
Allergy Info: Packaged in a Facility That Also Processes Tree Nuts, Wheat, and Sesame
Recipes

Ingredients for Red Quinoa Pilaf with Spinach and Corn:

  • 1 cup red quinoa
  • 3 cups prepared vegetable broth or 3 cups water
  • 8 oz of spinach
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 4 to 6 cloves garlic, minced
  • 15 oz of canned corn
  • 1 red bell pepper
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice, or more, to taste
  • 1 tsp sweet paprika
  • ½ tsp dried rosemary
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Combine the quinoa with 3 cups broth in a medium saucepan. Bring to a rapid simmer, then cover and simmer gently until the broth is absorbed, about 15 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, heat the oil in a large skillet or stir-fry pan. Add the garlic and sauté over low heat until golden.
  3. Add the bell pepper and stir together about 2 to 3 minutes.
  4. Add the remaining ingredients, including cooked quinoa and stir frequently for 5 to 10 minutes longer. Transfer to a serving container and serve at once, sprinkled with lemon juice or cover until needed.
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