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Organic White Australian Quinoa

CODE: 1402
Origin: Australian
$4.95
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This organic white quinoa is proudly grown and processed in Tasmania. Until recently, quinoa has only been grown overseas from places such as Bolivia, Peru and Chile. Naked Foods is excited to be one of the very few suppliers of Australia’s first ever, commercially grown, organic quinoa crop! It has a mild and nutty flavour and has been compared to cous cous in terms of taste and its light and fluffy texture when cooked. It is naturally free from gluten, quick cooking and is a great alternative to rice. No insecticides or pesticides are used during the growing process and no preservatives or additives are used during the processing of the grain.

 




Nutritional Information   Average quantity per 100g
Energy   1539kj
Protein   14g
Carbohydrates   64g
Sugars   0g
Fat Total   6g
Fat Saturated   0.7g
Sodium   5mg

Ingredients: Organic Australian White Quinoa Seed.


Benefits  See the benefits of this product

Quinoa is a gluten-free grain that is rich in essential amino acids, vitamin B2, E, and A, & contains more iron than any other grain. Quinoa is one of the only known grains that provide all the essential amino acids needed by the human body.

Served Best See the best way to serve this product

Quinoa is a great alternative to rice so use it to accompany stir-fries or meat dishes. It is a quick cooking ingredient that is perfect for salads, can be used in baking and can even be served as porridge.

How to cook  See how to cook this product

Quinoa has a naturally bitter coating called 'saponin' which is the plant's natural defence against insects and birds. Whilst most quinoa is "pre-washed" to remove the saponin, it is still wise to give it a final rinse. Just like rice, the basic ratio for cooking quinoa is one-part dry quinoa to two parts liquid. Using the absorption method, quinoa is cooked in just 15 minutes!