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Moroccan Quinoa Recipe

Moroccan Quinoa Recipe Couscous

Whole grains like nutty quinoa are chefs’ favourite new carbs and made our Top 25 food trends for 2009.


Finely grated carrot
Chopped preserved lemon
A few sultana raisins
Pinch of cumin and cinnamon
Sliced green onions
Olive oil


Step 1: Rinse quinoa until water runs clear. Add one part quinoa and 1-1/2 to 2 parts salted water to pot, bring to boil, reduce heat and simmer 12 to 14 minutes, until water is absorbed. Let stand 5 minutes.

Step 2: Stir in carrot, lemon, raisins, cumin, cinnamon, green onion and drizzle of olive oil.


Mark Burstyn

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