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Flexible rice cooker dish adapts to many flavors

By Joleen Oshiro

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jun 18, 2014

~~<p class="p1">Though this recipe calls for using a rice cooker, the dish can be prepared on the stove. Cook ingredients in a heavy-bottomed pan, simmering about 30 minutes or until the quinoa is tender. Then turn off the heat and let it stand, covered, for 10 minutes before serving.&nbsp;</p>
<p class="p1">Melanie Kosaka suggests using the quinoa as a filling for lettuce wraps. Top with such items as avocado, salsa, diced tomatoes, sliced olives, shredded cheese, jalapenos and sour cream. She recommends using Manoa or romaine lettuce leaves.</p>
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Though this recipe calls for using a rice cooker, the dish can be prepared on the stove. Cook ingredients in a heavy-bottomed pan, simmering about 30 minutes or until the quinoa is tender. Then turn off the heat and let it stand, covered, for 10 minutes before serving. 

Melanie Kosaka suggests using the quinoa as a filling for lettuce wraps. Top with such items as avocado, salsa, diced tomatoes, sliced olives, shredded cheese, jalapenos and sour cream. She recommends using Manoa or romaine lettuce leaves. Login for more...



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