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Cheesy Quinoa

Cheesy Quinoa recipe
photo by:kraft
5 min
30 min
10 servings, about 1/2 cup each
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What You Need

cups   quinoa, uncooked
cloves  garlic, minced
cup  KRAFT Finely Shredded Mozzarella Cheese
tsp.  salt

Make It

COOK quinoa as directed on package, adding garlic to the cooking water along with the quinoa.

ADD remaining ingredients; cook and stir 1 to 2 min. or until cheese is completely melted.

Kraft Kitchens Tips

Cooking Know-How
Before cooking, the quinoa should be rinsed to remove the bitter resin-like powdery coating, called saponin. Saponin forms soapy-looking "suds" when the seeds are rinsed in water.
Food Facts
In South America, when saponin is removed from the quinoa, it is used as a laundry detergent or as an antiseptic for skin injuries.
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