Definition of quinoa
: an annual herb (Chenopodium quinoa) of the goosefoot family that is native to the Andean highlands and is cultivated for its starchy seeds which are used as food and ground into flour; also : its seeds
Recent Examples of quinoa from the Web
Lemon Vinaigrette Makes 3 cups (use leftover dressing for salads, grilled chicken or vegetables, on top of rice or quinoa, etc.)
Specialties: The Dandylion features vegetarian chili topped with tortilla chips, fresh diced tomatoes and scallions on top of a bed of greens and quinoa served with shaved cheddar and green goddess dressing.
Ingredients include a vegan protein blend of pea, brown rice, quinoa, chia and amaranth, with a bit of sea salt and stevia.
Customers can opt for chicken breast or a black bean and quinoa burger instead of beef and choose from three types of buns.
Chick-fil-A said Monday that the bun is made with a mix of ancient grains like millet, quinoa, sorghum, amaranth and teff.
Plain Awesome has 13 grams of whole grains, including quinoa, spelt, rye, millet and barley.
Regardless, weekly harvests yield quinoa, tomatoes, Brussels sprouts, pumpkins, green beans, squash, kale, beets, arugula, lettuce, spinach and eggplant, Fritz said.
Lunch offers bowls, burgers (try the veggie quinoa patty) and sandwiches.
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Origin and Etymology of quinoa
Spanish, from Quechua kinua
First Known Use: 1625See Words from the same year
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