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Cooked quinoa

Yield Makes 5 cups; about 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups quinoa
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Nutrition Information

  • calories 238
  • caloriesfromfat 14 %
  • protein 8.4 g
  • fat 3.7 g
  • satfat 0.4 g
  • carbohydrate 44 g
  • fiber 3.8 g
  • sodium 156 mg
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg

How to Make It

  1. In a 3- to 4-quart pan over high heat, bring 3 cups water to a boil. In a strainer, rinse 1 1/2 cups quinoa under running water; drain thoroughly. Add quinoa and 1/4 teaspoon salt to pan with boiling water. Adjust heat to maintain a simmer, cover, and cook until water is absorbed and quinoa is tender to bite, 20 to 25 minutes.