Hearty Quinoa with Sautéed Apples and Almonds

  • ceebee41 Posted: 01/02/09
    Worthy of a Special Occasion

    This was my first time trying Quinoa and it was pretty good! I agree with some of the other reviewers, this was good, but did not wow us. I think it's an excellent starting point, though, and plan to mess with the recipe a bit to see if I can get something even better. Maybe the curry powder addition or switching the nuts to something like pecans or walnuts. I think it would be good for everyday meals, but needs some work before being served for a special occasion. I served it with Roasted Pork Tenderloin Medallions with Dried Cranberry Sauce from Cooking Light. I think the two went well together.

  • JaninBaltimore Posted: 01/03/11
    Worthy of a Special Occasion

    this was good but I toasted the quinoa first and then added the broth, etc.

  • whoizzit Posted: 04/19/11
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    @Janin - At what point do you toast the quinoa? Before you rinse it? Or do you rinse, shake dry, then toast? Thank you!

  • KimS65 Posted: 10/15/11
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    Just ok. I've made it twice, but not sure if I'll make it again. It makes a lot!

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