High in protein and fiber, quinoa [KEEN-wah] is not only versatile, it also tastes wonderful and has a nice crunch. Find 27 delicious recipes for cooking with this ancient whole grain.
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After a year of marriage, reader Mary Ellen Smith tired of preparing the same basic dishes every night. Five years later, after poring through recipes, Smith discovered quinoa. "It was new to me, so I chose ingredients from one of my favorite cuisines, Italian." With endless options, Smith turned to the mellow nuttiness of roasted garlic to balance the tart flavor of tomato in this side dish recipe.