How To Cook Quinoa

Quinoa

Rinse 1 cup of quinoa in a strainer. In a saucepan, combine 2 cups water with 1 cup quinoa and ½ teaspoon salt (optional). Bring to boil, then reduce the heat, cover the pan, and simmer for about 15 minutes or until all the water is absorbed. Fluff up the quinoa and serve.

Basic quinoa facts

How much cooked quinoa does 1 cup dry quinoa yield? 1 cup dry quinoa yields about 3 cups cooked quinoa.

How much liquid do I need to cook quinoa??To cook 1 cup quinoa, you need about 2 cups liquid.

How long does it take to cook quinoa? 1 cup quinoa will cook in about 15–20 minutes.

Should I add salt when cooking my quinoa? I usually add in ½ teaspoon of salt per cup of dry quinoa. It will help bring out the flavor, but salt is definitely not required.

How can I make quinoa taste better? Try adding some aromatic herbs or spices, or cook quinoa in chicken broth or vegetable broth. You can even cook quinoa in milk or coconut milk for a breakfast type dish.

 

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