In a Landslide Vote You Picked…Quinoa!

Uncooked Quinoa

Our final week of our 3-ingredient recipe series focuses on grains, and quinoa was the clear winner yesterday, pulling in 53% of the vote.

Earlier this year, we picked quinoa as one of the 30 Healthiest Foods because it is one of the only meat-free complete proteins. Surprisingly, it is actually a seed that cooks like a grain and can be substituted for couscous and bulgur in many recipes.

One of our favorite 3-ingredient recipes with quinoa: Add freshly squeezed lemon juice and chopped fresh dill into cooked quinoa for an easy side dish.

Now it’s your turn! Submit your 3-ingredient recipe featuring quinoa by Thursday night for your chance to be featured on RealSimple.com.

And don’t forget to check out our Easy Quinoa Recipes gallery for some inspiration.

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