Healthy and delicious Quinoa recipes

07 July 2016 · Alessandra

Quinoa is a cereal considered a superfood. It is rich in protein and fiber, iron and magnesium; it is a perfect substitute of rice, it perfectly combines with all kinds of vegetables.

We offer two delicious and easy to prepare recipes, to take advantage of the benefits of this food:

Quinoa with zucchini


  • 180g quinoa
  • 100g pepper
  • 100g onion
  • 200 gr zucchini
  • pinch turmeric
  • pinch ginger


  1. Rinse the quinoa with cold water for a few minute.
  2. Cut zucchini, pepper and onion.
  3. Cook the quinoa in hot water for 10 minutes.
  4. Add to quinoa the vegetables, turmeric and ginger to your taste. Let cook 5/10 minutes.

Quinoa con tofu and cherry tomatoes


  • 150 g soft tofu
  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 10 cherry tomatoes
  • Soy sauce
  • Salt
  • Oil
  • Spices: turmeric, cumin, paprika


  1. Put 2 cups of water in a pot and when it boils add the previously washed quinoa. Simmer for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  2. Wrap the tofu with paper towels and tamp it to remove the juice.
  3. Cut the tofu into cubes.
  4. Cut the cherry tomatoes in half.
  5. Spice the tofu with spices: paprika, the turmeric and cumin. Add a little salt and mix everything.We pour a little oil in a frying pan and when hot pour the tofu. After a few minutes add the tomatoes and a dash of soy sauce.
  6. After 15 minutes we drain the quinoa and mix with tofu and tomato. Stir well and let stand a few minutes.

And that's all! Here you have two delicious easy to cook recipes with quinoa that you can prepare at any time.


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