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What are differences in taste between different color quinoa?

asked by a Whole Foods Market Customer about 5 years ago
4 answers 6032 views
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added about 5 years ago

Darker color, darker taste: more rich and complex.

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added about 5 years ago

Yea, the lighter colored quinoa hae a more delicate taste and the darker ones seem to be earthier.

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added about 5 years ago

Flavor differences are subtle but the color can also give eye appeal to your presentation. Recently I stuffed roasted red peppers with black quinoa and a friend who I've turned into a quinoa addict (first one is always free) really liked the flavor combination.

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added about 5 years ago

The red and black quinoas have a nuttier taste IMO.