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


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

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