Perfect Quinoa

  • prep: 2 min
  • cook: 20 min
  • total: 22 min
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  • Summary

    Learn how to cook perfect quinoa, every time. I’ve tried all the other quinoa cooking methods and this one works best. It’s easy to cook fluffy quinoa when you know the right way to do it!

    Ingredients

    • 1 part uncooked quinoa (e.g. 1 cup quinoa—any color will do—you will end up with three times as much cooked quinoa as dry)
    • 2 parts water (e.g. 2 cups water)
    • Salt, to taste (around ¼ teaspoon salt per cup of quinoa)

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 1
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 235 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 4 g 5.77%
    • Saturated Fat: 0 g 2.2%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 27 mg 1.14%
    • Calcium: 47 mg 4.73%
    • Potassium: 343 mg 9.8%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 3 mg 16.11%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 42 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 5 g 21.64%
    • Sugar: 2 g
    • Protein: 9 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 2 g
    • Vitamin A 0.19%
    • Vitamin C 0%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat0
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch3
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total2 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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