Basic Quinoa

Preparation time: 5 min Servings: 4
Cooking time: 20 min


2 cups water
1 cup quinoa

Cooking Directions:

Bring water to a boil in a saucepan. Add quinoa. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer for 15 to 20 minutes. Remove from heat. Let stand for about 10 minutes before serving.

Nutritionist Recommended For:

Nutrition Facts

Calories 55
% Calories From Fat 14.6%
Total Fat 0.9g
Saturated Fats 0g
Mono-unsaturated Fats 0g
Poly-unsaturated Fats 0g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 8mg
Total Carbohydrates 9.9g
Dietary Fiber 1.3g
Sugar 0g
Protein 2g

More Information


Thiamin B1 0.049 mg
Vitamin B12 0 mcg
Vitamin K 0 mcg
Vitamin A 2.3 IU
Niacin B3 0.19 mg
Pantothenic Acid 0 mg
Riboflavin B2 0.051 mg
Vitamin C 0 mg
Vitamin D 0 IU
Vitamin B6 0.057 mg
Vitamin E 0.29 mg
Choline 0 mg


Manganese 0.29 mg
Magnesium 31 mg
Calcium 11 mg
Zinc 0.52 mg
Phosphorus 70 mg
Copper 0.1 mg
Fluoride 84 mcg
Selenium 1.3 mcg
Sodium 8 mg
Potassium 80 mg
Iron 0.69 mg

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