We prepare quinoa the same way like rice. We cook it in double amount of water in 15-20 min. We can make a cold or warm salad out of i tor we can also prepare a main dish. This time, we are going to prepare a main dish.
Quinoa salad with roasted vegetables, toasted pine nuts and green herbs - Quinoa is a plant growing in Peru and Bolivia, it belongs to the family of beet root. It is not a grain. It is gluten free and it has very low calorie content, so anybody on a diet can easy go for it as well. Quinoa is an excellent protein source. It contains all the amino acids that our body cannot produce itself.