Alter Eco – Pearl Quinoa

PLU # 5766

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1/4 cup (40g)
  • Amount per serving % Daily Value*
  • Calories 170
    • Calories from Fat 20
  • Total Fat 3g 4 %
    • Saturated Fat 0g 0 %
    • Trans Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 0mg 0 %
  • Sodium 2mg 0 %
  • Total Carbohydrate 30g 10 %
    • Dietary Fiber 3g 10 %
    • Sugars 0g
  • Protein 7g
  • Vitamin A 0 %
  • Vitamin C 2 %
  • Calcium 2 %
  • Iron 20 %
* Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
  • Organic


Rinse, drain and cover 1 cup quinoa with 1 1/2 cups water and a pinch of salt. Bring to boil, reduce to simmer, cook covered 10-15 minutes. Let rest for a few minutes, and then fluff with a fork before serving.

Yield: about 1/2 cup per 1/4 cup uncooked quinoa.


Pronounced Keen-wa. Native to the high Andes of Peru and Bolivia. Quinoa has the highest protein of any grain with an amino acid profile similar to milk. Choose for its light texture. A complete protein with more high quality protein than any other grain.


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