How to Cook Quinoa Recipe

So quinoa (KEEN-wah), seems to be the new healthy hit of many recipes. I wanted to share some important tips that I include in instructions for preparing quinoa. You can use it in a wide range of dishes or as a main course.

Quinoa are seeds, while they are not grains. It's a protein that contains essential amino acids like lysine and good quantities of calcium, phosphorus, and iron 1.

Serving size:
5 min
30 min
Ready in
35 min


Bring two cups of water with Better Than Bullion to a boil.
In a fine mesh strainer rinse quinoa under cold water. Add rinsed quinoa to a boiling water. Keeping cover, reduce heat to low and simmer until it is tender for about 15 minutes.
Let the quinoa rest in a hot saucepan, after cooking it for about 10 minutes, so it dries out, turning light and fluffy.

Tip: You can saute quinoa with butter or oil prior to adding water for a pilaf favor.

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