- Authentic Taste
- Real Impact
- Gluten Free
- Inca Power Fuel
- Alter Eco Fair Trade
- Anapqui Cooperative
- Objective Carbon Zero
- Fair Trade Certified
- USDA Organic
- 100% Small-Scale Farmers
Quinoa Like No Other
Alter Eco Quinoa ("keen-wah") is an ancient grain that has been cultivated in the Andes Mountains of South America for more than 5,000 years. Locally referred to as the "mother grain" and as a "protein powerhouse," it kept the Incan armies strong and robust
- Crunchy texture & beautiful red color
- Gluten free, whole grain
- Considered one of the best sources of protein and amino acids by the United Nations
We are a team of fair trade visionaries and food-loving explorers on a mission to connect you with our farming partners and their honest foods. When you taste the sweet justice of our mission, you will understand our persistence and accept our invitation to embrace your alter Eco.
This nutritious quinoa is naturally fragrant and is perfect for a pilaf, tabouli or salad. For a colorful dish, mix this Red Quinoa with Alter ECO Pearl and Black Quinoa.
One cup of quinoa for 4 people
Rinse the quinoa thoroughly and drain. Add one cup of quinoa to 1 1/2 cups of water in a saucepan. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and let simmer until all water has evaporated. Fluff with a fork.
For a more defined texture, saute the quinoa in a tablespoon of Alter Eco Olive Oil before adding water and cooking... voila a pilaf!
|Serving Size: 1/4 cup (43 g)|
|Servings Per Container: about 11|
|Amount Per Serving||% Daily Value*|
|Total Fat||2.5 g||4%|
|Total Carb.||29 g||10%|
|Dietary Fiber||3 g||10%|
|Not a significant source of sat fat, trans fat, colest, sugars, vitamin A, vitamin C, calcium and iron.|
|*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.|