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How To Cook Quinoa

How To Cook Quinoa

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword cooking quinoa at home, healthy quinoa recipe, how to prepare quinoa
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 17 minutes
Servings 2 cups
Calories 313 kcal
Author Mahy


  • 1 cup of quinoa
  • 1 1/2 cups of ht boiling water
  • 1/4 teaspoon of salt


  1. Rinse the quinoa in cold water in a fine sieve for a couple of minutes.
  2. Place a pot with the water over high heat and when it boils, add in the rinsed quinoa and cover the pot.
  3. Let the quinoa cook over medium low heat for abut 10-15 minutes until all the water is absorbed and the quinoa is fluffed up.
Nutrition Facts
How To Cook Quinoa
Amount Per Serving
Calories 313 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Fat 5g8%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 304mg13%
Potassium 479mg14%
Carbohydrates 55g18%
Fiber 6g25%
Protein 12g24%
Calcium 46mg5%
Iron 4mg22%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.