Does red quinoa taste different than regular quinoa?

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A little but richer and nuttier. I prefer the red quinoa to the others. I add a little bit more water then regular quinoa and cook it for a few minutes longer.
 
pierino September 15, 2011
Yes, there is a subtle difference in taste. Same with black quinoa. Added advantage is that use can use colored varieties to enhance your plating and presentation.
 
boulangere September 14, 2011
It does take a bit longer to steam (taste for doneness along the way), and the color is divine. Perhaps take a look at this recipe. It's just wonderful.

http://www.food52.com/recipes/10674_red_quinoa_tabbouleh
 
drbabs September 14, 2011
I think it's nuttier (i prefer it). It takes a little longer to cook, also.
 
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