Monday, June 26, 2006

Quinoa with Tofu and Asparagus (2.5 out of 5 stars)

Tonight I made a Whole Foods recipe: Quinoa with Tofu and Asparagus. It was just ok. Quinoa, pronounced Keen-Wah, is a really healthy grain and is one of the best sources of protien from the vegatable world. When cooked, it has a texture like cous-cous. One thing about quinoa: you must rinse it very well before cooking. It has a bitter coating which is basically a natual insect repellant to protect it. I usually put it in a bowl of water, rub the grains together, and then drain in a fine mesh strainer.

Here is the finished product:

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