Cilantro-Cumin Quinoa

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Cilantro-Cumin QuinoaRecipe

Photo: Jennifer Causey; Styling: Claire Spollen

Fragrant, earthy cumin stands out in this quick whole-grain side and turns the quinoa a pretty golden color that's accented by cilantro.

Serves 2 (serving size: about 2/3 cup)


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2/3 cup water
1/2 cup uncooked quinoa, rinsed and drained
2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
2 teaspoons olive oil
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper


1. Combine 2/3 cup water and quinoa in a small saucepan; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 13 minutes or until liquid is absorbed. Stir in remaining ingredients.

Created date

July 2015

Nutritional Information

Calories 200
Fat 7.3 g
Satfat 1 g
Monofat 4.3 g
Polyfat 1.8 g
Protein 6 g
Carbohydrate 28 g
Fiber 3 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 2 mg
Sodium 243 mg
Calcium 23 mg