Black quinoa

Black Quinoa I Ottolenghi Online Store I Gluten-free, protein-rich, dramatically black and quick to cook.

Black quinoa

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£5.00

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Now that we’ve all learnt how to pronounce it (we say KEEN-wah, not kwuh-NO-uh!) it’s now time to shake up the colour scheme. Step aside white quinoa and step aside red: it’s time for the drama of black! This has slightly more of a bite than the white variety and needs a few more minutes cooking that the white and red – we give ours 14-15 minutes in a pan of plenty of salted boiling water (rather than the 9 we give white and the 11 we give red).
Black quinoa looks absolutely fantastic in all sorts of dishes and salads – contrasted against bright green soy beans, for example, or thinly sliced pink radishes. Green watercress, white spring onions, poached pink salmon, white chunks of feta: the potential for a riot of colour is loud.
As with all quinoa, the black variety is gluten-free and high in protein.

Ingredients

Organic black quinoa

Shelf life

April 2018

Ships to

Worldwide

Size

450g

Perfect with

  1. Planeta olive oil

    An extra special extra virgin oil to finish salads with or for dipping bread

    Planeta olive oil
    £13.00

  2. Preserved lemons

    Preserved lemons
    £5.75

  3. Red quinoa

    Protein-rich, very nutritious and completely delicious. Mix with plain quinoa for visual flare

    Red quinoa
    £4.50

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