Black Quinoa

  • Item #16274
  • GTIN #00030004162749
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Black Quinoa

Rich color and crunchy texture add a bold, earthy flavor to dishes. Considered a “supergrain”, it contains all nine essential amino acids. Perfect for vegetarian dishes.


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Pack size: 6/2 lb sleeves
(12 lbs. per case)

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  • GFGluten Free
  • HIHeirloom Ingredients
  • KKosher
  • NGNon GMO


PREPARATION AND COOKING INSTRUCTIONS

Stovetop: Rinse 2 lbs. Black Quinoa until water runs clear. Bring 2 qts. water or stock to a boil. Stir in quinoa, reduce heat and simmer covered for 12-15 mins.
Steamer: Rinse 2 lbs. Black Quinoa until water runs clear. In a full hotel pan, combine 1½ qts. hot water or stock with quinoa. Steam uncovered for 28 mins.
Combi Oven: Rinse 2 lbs. Black Quinoa until water runs clear. In a full hotel pan, combine 1¾ qts. hot water or stock with quinoa. Cover and cook for 25 mins. at 350° F.

YIELD: 30 half-cup servings

Cook Time

Less than 25 minutes

Ingredients

Black quinoa

Storage

Store in a cool and dry environment.

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Chef note

Adds to plate presentation

Grain history

Staple of ancient Incas, who called it “The Mother Grain”