Trader Joe’s Quinoa Duo with Vegetable Melange

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quinoa duo label Trader Joe’s Quinoa Duo with Vegetable Melange has an interesting, delicious flavor. One of the seasonings used is galangal. Closely related to ginger, galangal quino duo fron(pronounced guh-lang-guh) is a popular ingredient in the foods of Malaysia, Indonesia, Southeast Asia, and especially Thailand.

I love the blend of two kinds of quinoa, sweet potato and chopped zucchini. Quinoa (keen-wah) is a delicately flavored grain, was a favorite of the Incas, and because it is among the only grains that is a complete protein, it is a nutritional powerhouse.

It makes for a quick 7 minutes in the microwave side dish or for vegetarians a main dish. Look for it in Trader Joe’s freezer section. Be sure to buy a couple of bags.

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