How to Cook Quinoa
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Yield: 3 cups cooked quinoa
  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 2 cups water
  • ½ teaspoon salt (optional)
  1. Rinse the quinoa vigorously in a fine sieve until the water goes clear (this gets rid of the bitter taste that occurs naturally in quinoa).
  2. Put the rinsed quinoa in a small saucepan, add the water, and put it on the stove. Turn the heat to medium-high and wait for it to boil. Once it starts boiling, cover it with a lid, reduce the heat to medium, and cook for about 12 minutes or until the quinoa is fully cooked and fluffy.
Recipe by Natural Chow at