Quinoa au pesto properties
How to prepare quinoa au pesto
QUINOA AU PESTO WITH ALMONDS
Photography of quinoa au pesto with almond and basil
For the pesto sauce:
- A bunch of fresh basil
- Raw almonds peeled
- 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
- 100ml. of extra virgin olive oil
- Crush with a mortar or blender pesto ingredients.
- Boil the quinoa for 14 minutes.
- Optional: garnish with fresh basil leaves.
Properties of quinoa au pesto
It is an energetic and very nutritious recipe. It gives us mainly carbohydrates, from Quinoa, but with a high content of essential amino acids important to the functioning of the nervous system. (More)
Pesto is a source of healthy fats because it contains extra virgin olive oil and almonds, with appropriate anti-inflammatory properties to help prevent the pain of arthritis and menstrual pain, for example.
Because of the high mineral content of almonds, it is a basifying recipe rich in magnesium and suitable for treating autoimmune diseases (where there is, in general, a magnesium deficiency), and for treating fatigue, fibromyalgia and bone health.
* Related information: Mediterranean diet characteristics.
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