Pronounced Keen – wah, this is an herb that is higher in protein than any other grains and also supplies good amounts of calcium, phosphorus, iron, Vitamin E and some of the B vitamins.
To prepare: Wash quinoa thoroughly until it no longer foams to remove the natural bitter coating on it.
Place 1 cup washed quinoa in a saucepan with 2 cups water and a pinch Redmond Real Salt.
Add 1 sliced scallion (optional).
Bring to boil, reduce heat, and simmer 15 – 20 minutes, or until all the water is absorbed.
Add raw butter and more salt to taste.
Yield: 1 cup uncooked yields 3 ½ cups cooked.