Community Picks -- Quinoa

September 12, 2013

The results are in -- here are the recipes our community loved from the Your Best Quinoa Recipe contest!

Once again, we want to give a big thanks to all of our volunteer recipe testers for your thoughtful comments and for helping us continue to strengthen our recipe recommendations. You can read the winning headnote and tester's comments by clicking through to the Community Picks recipes -- the comments are at the top. And even if the recipe you tested wasn't chosen as a CP, please feel free to leave your testing notes in the recipe's comments section. Constructive criticism is always encouraged!

Community Picks (Tested and photographed by us!)

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Golden Quinoa Cakes with Salsa Fresca

Golden Quinoa Cakes on Food52

Red Quinoa Salad with Spicy Lime Vinaigrette

Red Quinoa Salad with Spicy Lime Vinaigrette


Maple Quinoa Granola

Maple Quinoa Granola on Food52


Black Bean and Quinoa Veggie Burgers

Black Bean Quinoa Burgers on Food52


Oats and Quinoa Breakfast Bars

Oats and Quinoa Breakfast Bars on Food52


Guacamole Quinoa

Guacamole Quinoa on Food52

Community Picks (Tested by you!)
Coconut Quinoa Pudding
Herbed Quinoa Salad with Roasted Shrimp
Spiced Applesauce Quinoa Muffins
Sweet Onion & Corn Quinoa Fritters with Fresh Corn & Basil Salad

The winner will get a $100 gift card and a Grains of Discovery package from Bob's Red Mill


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  • Marion
  • Merry
  • Kukla
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Marion September 15, 2013
Thanks for the new quinoa recipes. I love it as a pilaf and have been looking for new ideas. I will be pinning these!
Merry September 15, 2013
6 YummYs! I love quinoa EverYthinG!
Kukla September 12, 2013
Congratulations to all CP's! A great selection of recipes to chose from and try!