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$5.35 per serving
Ready in 20 minutes
Spoonacular Score: 89%
The recipe Korean Quinoa Bowl is ready in roughly 20 minutes and is definitely a tremendous gluten free, dairy free, and vegetarian option for lovers of Korean food. This recipe serves 4. For $5.35 per serving, this recipe covers 39% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. One portion of this dish contains approximately 26g of protein, 27g of fat, and a total of 620 calories. 13 people found this recipe to be yummy and satisfying. Head to the store and pick up tofu, shiitake mushrooms, kimchi, and a few other things to make it today. To use up the juice of lime you could follow this main course with the Cranberry-Orange Juice Slushee as a dessert. A few people really liked this main course. All things considered, we decided this recipe deserves a spoonacular score of 86%. This score is super. Users who liked this recipe also liked Korean Rice Bowl, Korean Beef Bowl, and Korean Beef Rice Bowl.
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Although the body needs salt to survive, most of us get too much. The problem with consuming too much salt (what chemists call "sodium chloride") is actually the sodium part, which is why people concerned about high blood pressure go on low-sodium diets. If you are trying to reduce salt in your diet, you can try salt substitutes like potassium chloride or try to make do with less salt by using more black pepper, herbs, and spices.
Sea salt is not healthier than table salt, contrary to what you may have heard. Sea salt is usually 97.5% sodium chloride (same as regular old table salt) and the minerals accounting for the rest are too insignificant to make a difference?unless you plan on consuming sea salt by the pound, in which case the health benefits from the minerals will definitely be outweighed by the negative effects of all the sodium you are consuming!
Be conscious of your choice of cooking oils. Some studies have shown that vegetable oils like safflower oil, sunflower oil, and canola oil might actually contribute to heart disease. Olive oil is a good alternative for low temperature cooking, while coconut oil is a recent favorite for high temperature cooking. Do your research!
Quinoa is super healthy. Read more about its health benefits here.
Sea salt can add a unique texture or provide bursts of salty goodness, but ONLY when it isn't being dissolved. So if you have expensive sea salt, save it for sprinkling on salads or dark chocolate cookies, don't try to use it in your pasta sauce or soup. Once sea salt dissolves, the flavor is indistinguishable from table salt from the shaker (after all, they are chemically the same thing, sodium chloride).
The average fresh lime contains 2 tablespoons of lime juice (just in case you are substituting bottled lime juice).
If you've never made quinoa before, be sure to rinse it well before you prepare it. The easiest way is to put it in a fine-mesh strainer and run water over it from the sink. Skipping this step could result in bitter, even soapy tasting quinoa because quinoa's natural coating tastes pretty bad. Quinoa sold in supermarkets is often pre-rinsed, but its better to be safe than sorry, right?
Seaweed for cooking can be found in Asian markets or on Amazon.
You might have heard that you should never wash mushrooms. Before you spend your precious time wiping down mushroom after mushroom with a towel, you should probably know that this is mostly a myth. While mushrooms can absorb a little water if you soak them long enough, the amount absorbed from a quick wash is not going to have much of an impact on your dish.
Good news for mushroom lovers: according to the Environmental Working Group (EWG), mushrooms are pretty "clean" when it comes to pesticide residue, so you do not have to splurge on extra-expensive organic mushrooms (unless you want to!)