Does quinoa taste good with feta cheese?
Quinoa is an interesting grain, but it is very easy to cook and becomes quite flavorful when cooked in the chicken broth. Crumbly feta cheese is the perfect finishing touch for what I’m claiming to be one of my favorite side dishes ever.
What cheese goes with quinoa?
Lots of cheese. Yes, cheddar cheese is the key to convincing my kids to eat quinoa. When it is this creamy and cheesy, even they can’t resist this easy quinoa side dish recipe. And that always makes me feel good since I know it is a healthy and protein-packed gluten free grain alternative!
Can you put cheese in quinoa salad?
Let it cook for 5-10 minutes, or until quinoa is soft and fluffy and absorbs water. While quinoa is cooking, grate your cheese. Once quinoa is done cooking, add cheese and stir in herbs. If desired, add extra cheese and herbs to top.
How do you make quinoa and lemon?
Add water, quinoa and salt, increase heat to high and bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat to maintain a simmer, medium low to low. Cook until the water is absorbed and the quinoa is starting to burst, 19 to 23 minutes. Stir lemon zest, lemon juice and honey in a small dish.
How do you make creamy quinoa?
- Rinse quinoa thoroughly; drain. Bring quinoa and broth to boil in a 2-quart saucepan; reduce heat.
- While quinoa is cooking, melt butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
- Cook about 3-5 minutes, stirring frequently, until vegetables are crisp-tender.
- Stir cream cheese and basil into cooked quinoa.
What herbs and spices go with quinoa?
Here are the best herbs to pair with quinoa:
What can I make with leftover quinoa?
15 Delicious Ideas for Leftover Quinoa
- ADD IT TO AN OMELET.
- USE IT INSTEAD OF BREADCRUMBS.
- TURN IT INTO CEREAL.
- 4 & 5. ADD IT TO SOUPS OR CHILLI.
- MIX IT WITH OATS.
- MAKE FRIED RICE.
- FOLD IT INTO BATTER.
- USE IT AS A SALAD TOPPER.
What to put in quinoa to make it taste good?
I find that some of the best seasonings for quinoa are cumin, dried bay leaf, turmeric, and salt, and black pepper. I also love to flavor it with fresh garlic and herbs such as parsley, dill, and cilantro. You can add the seasonings of your choice into the pot at the same time with the liquid and cook it as directed.