How to Cook Quinoa
How to Cook Quinoa
Cook Time
15 mins
Resting Time
5 mins
Total Time
15 mins

Learn how to make tender, fluffy quinoa with this easy recipe!

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American, Peruvian
Keyword: how to cook quinoa, how to make quinoa, how to prepare quinoa, quinoa, quinoa recipe
Servings: 3 to 4 people (makes 3 cups)
Calories: 214 kcal
Author: Ginnie
  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 2 cups water
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  1. Place quinoa in a fine mesh strainer. Rinse well, then drain.

  2. Combine quinoa, water, and salt in a heavy bottom pan. Bring water to a boil, then cover pan and reduce heat to low.

  3. Cook quinoa for 15 minutes, or until water is absorbed and quinoa is tender.

  4. Fluff quinoa with a fork, then cover pot and let sit for 5 minutes (off heat).

  5. Serve quinoa hot. Enjoy!

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