Quinoa has many uses, either as simple products like grains, flour and flakes, but also delicious foods like salads, granola, burgers, torrejas, cakes, porridge to go, and other things. Focus is always taste, functionality and nutrition
(Daniel Fugl, ChefFugl Food&Event):
Daniels' Salad with wholemeal quinoa, pickled carrots, grilled asparagus and dressing consisting of asparagus / dill oil and jam layer from the carrots
(for 4 people)
Ingredients: 1 kg carrots, 4 dl vinegar, 2 dl water, 200 g sugar, ½ teaspoon salt, whole peppercorns and bay leaves
Boil vinegar, water, sugar and salt and cool to refrigerator temperature (about 5 degrees). Carrots are peeled and cut into long strips and put in the cold jam layer in an airtight bucket. Note! It must be in this jam layer for at least approx. 2 days before use.
Wholemeal Quinoa is rinsed thoroughly in a sieve a few times until the draining water is clear. Bring a saucepan of water to a boil and add the quinoa. It is boiled for approx. 15 min over medium heat. Then sieve the quinoa from the water, add salt, and cool the quinoa down to refrigerator temperature.
Take the bottom from 8 pcs. green asparagus and save them. Now grill the asparagus on a hot grill pan or regular pan without fat on. The asparagus is cooled to refrigerator temperature.
The asparagus bases and dill stalks, 6 pcs. black pepper and 3 dl rapeseed oil. Everything is poured into a saucepan and boiled over low heat. Let the oil boil until the asparagus is totally cooked out and there is no longer any flavor in them.
Then sift the oil and pour it onto a glass blender and now blend the oil with 1 bdt of dill (both stems and leaves) together for approx. 7 min until the oil has a nice green color. Now sift the oil and cool it to refrigerator temperature.
Now it's time to mix the salad together:
Finely chop ½ bdt chives 200 g carrots are cut into small cubes The asparagus is also cut into small slices Mix all the ingredients together with the quinoa, season the salad with salt and pepper.
Mix 75% dl green oil and 25% dl pickle together to make an oil vinegar dressing. Now turn the layer over with the salad.
Recipe (QQ's special):
Elsebeth’s quinoa "meat balls" (for 6 people)
1 L cooked quinoa (500gr uncooked quinoa)
2 dl wheat flour
1 onion chopped and seared in oil
6 dl grated raw beets
2 dl parmesan or other grated cheese
Salt and pepper
Mix it all. Put oil on the frying pan and heat up. Put the stuffing on the frying pan in small flat portions. Heat them so they are tender inside and golden and a little crispy outside.
Serve with salad, tzatziki, fried eggs or stewed spinach
There are many ways to cook quinoa.
It is healthy and super delicious, here is some inspiration for you. Go cook!
Get inspired by Jamie Olivers Superfood Salad
Who ever said salad was boring? Jamie’s created an exciting superfood salad for esteemed Youtuber Jim Chapman, and maxed it out with nutritious, healthy and incredible tasting ingredients. Roasted sweet potatoes, handfuls of plump quinoa, delicious nuggets of feta
cheese, avocado and fresh chilli - the list goes on! And all this yummy goodness is brought together with a punchy pomegranate, lime and balsamic dressing. This ladies and gentlemen is a salad that tastes like a million dollars. Enjoy.
Source: Jamie Oliver, Youtube channel