I'm ever looking out for a practiced persuasion to role quinoa, equally much for its delicately sweetness together with delightful nutty season equally for the exceptional nutritional properties that this ancient South American staple provides, including a almost perfect amino acid residual equally good equally a practiced source of fiber, protein, iron, calcium, phosphorus together with vitamins B together with E. So I was intrigued to come across the odd combination of flavors inward the lemon braised celery origin amongst Parmesan quinoa from Lucullian Delights, specially equally Ilva had prefaced the recipe amongst a even out of how mutual frigidness it was at her abode inward northern Italy. If it could warm her upward there, it ought naturally to last only equally wonderful together with comforting inward the middle of a Canadian wintertime equally well, I figured, together with it equally good sounded similar the perfect accompaniment to the northern Italian-inspired romano edible bean together with vegetable soup I had been planning.
Celery root, or celeriac, is something I've rarely cooked with, which is a shame given its distinctive flavor, somewhere betwixt turnip together with celery. Although non widely used hither inward North America, it's commonly available at larger markets throughout the autumn together with winter, together with happens to last an fantabulous source of potassium inward improver to existence a practiced source of phosphorus, magnesium, iron, together with vitamins B6 together with C. Once peeled, it discolors quickly, thence it is best to laid upward it correct earlier cooking or, if not, sprinkle it amongst lemon juice. As Ilva describes, it goes wonderfully amongst rosemary together with lemon. I haven't done much much differently hither than she did, amongst the exceptions of sautéing the celery origin earlier braising it amongst the lemon juice, to arrive at it it a niggling crispness on the outside, together with using dried rosemary instead of fresh, given the relative difficulty of finding fresh rosemary inward Canada at this fourth dimension of year.
|Parmesan Quinoa on Sautéed together with Lemon-Braised Celery Root|
|Recipe past times Lisa Turner|
Adapted from Lucullian Delights
Published on February 15, 2008
Wholesome together with nutritious Parmesan quinoa served over a bed of sautéed together with lemon-braised celery root