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Black Quinoa

Black Quinoa

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Quinoa is a quick-cooking, grain-like seed with a mild, nutty flavor, fluffy consistency and a pleasant bite. Our Black Quinoa is a visually attractive, naturally dark colored quinoa with the same great flavor and complete nutritional value as white quinoa.

Yes, quinoa is a pet-friendly food. It is a whole grain that is high in protein and fiber, and it is a great source of vitamins and minerals. It is also gluten-free and can be served to pets without any added ingredients. Quinoa can be cooked and served to pets as a healthy meal or snack. PFF = Pet Friendly Food

16 oz. Bag

Recipe as shown in Picture: Black Quinoa with Roasted Root Vegetables

Black Quinoa has the distinctive nutty flavor and nutritional profile of other quinoa. The crunchier texture is an excellent compliment to tender roasted root vegetables. A drizzle of balsamic vinegar and spicy chile flakes give this warm, healthy side dish a culinary edge

Prep time: 10 min

Cook time: 25 min

Total time: 35 min


Makes 4 servings

  • 1 Cup Black Quinoa

  • 1 Large Carrot

  • 1 Large Parsnip

  • 1 Small Rutabega

  • 1 Tablespoon Olive Oil

  • 1 Teaspoon Kosher Salt Flakes

  • 1 Clove Garlic, crushed and minced

  • 1 Tablespoon Balsamic Vinegar

  • 1 Tablespoon Honey

  • 1 Teaspoon Aleppo Style Chile Flakes

  • 1 Tablespoon Chopped Parsley


  1. Place Black Quinoa and 3 cups water in medium sauce pot. Bring to a boil and simmer for 12 minutes. Strain, then rinse with cold water and drain to dry. Set aside.

  2. Preheat oven to 400°F.

  3. Peel and wash vegetables in cold water. Chop vegetables to even sized chunks. Toss vegetable pieces in oil and salt and spread out onto baking tray.

  4. Roast vegetables for 10-12 minutes, or until tender. Remove vegetables from oven and toss in bowl with garlic and cooked quinoa. Garnish with balsamic vinegar, honey, chile flakes and parsley.

Ideal for everything from soups, stews and salads to desserts and breakfast cereals

A great quick-cooking substitute for rice, couscous or bulgur

A unique substitute for grains in side dishes

Makes delicious cold salads, gives body and texture to soups and stuffing or makes a hearty cereal

Enjoy in place of rice, bulgur, barley or couscous

Ideal for gluten-free diets

 Bring 2 cups water a boil. Add 1 cup black quinoa, reduce heat to low and simmer for about 15 minutes. The grain will pop and the outside germ will separate into a curly tail. Drain excess water and spread on a sheet pan to cool or use immediately.

Delicate, nutty flavor

Bold black color with occasional white, tan, brown grain 

Naturally gluten free


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