How to Cook Quinoa
Method on how to cook quinoa
Servings: 3 cups
Place quinoa in a large bowl. Cover with water. Use fingers to rub grains between your fingers, gently massaging grains.
Pour into a fine meshed sieve and continue rinsing with running water.
Place quinoa and 2 cups of water into a pot.
Bring to a boil and cover pot. Boil for 12 minutes.
Turn off heat. Do not remove lid. Allow quinoa to sit covered with heat off for 10 minutes.
Remove lid and fluff with a fork.
- Can use chicken or vegetable broth in place of water.
- Once cooked, quinoa can be stored in a covered container and refrigerated.
Serving: 0.5cup | Calories: 104kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 6mg | Potassium: 160mg | Fiber: 2g | Calcium: 16mg | Iron: 1mg