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 16.4%
Total Fat 1g
Saturated Fats 0g
Mono-unsaturated Fats 0g
Poly-unsaturated Fats 0g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 8mg
Total Carbohydrates 10g
Dietary Fiber 1g
Sugar 0g
Protein 2g

More Information


Thiamin B1 0mg
Vitamin B12 0mcg
Vitamin K 0mcg
Vitamin A 2IU
Niacin B3 0mg
Pantothenic Acid 0mg
Riboflavin B2 0mg
Vitamin C 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU
Vitamin B6 0mg
Vitamin E 0mg
Choline 0mg


Manganese 0mg
Calcium 11mg
Magnesium 31mg
Phosphorus 70mg
Zinc 1mg
Fluoride 84mcg
Copper 0mg
Sodium 8mg
Selenium 1mcg
Iron 1mg
Potassium 80mg

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