Basic Quinoa

Basic Quinoa

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From: EatingWell.com, May 2017

This foolproof recipe for perfectly cooked quinoa is fast and easy! Use cooked quinoa as a simple healthy side dish, in a salad or as a base for a delicious main dish.

Ingredients 6 servings

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  • 2 cups water or broth
  • 1 cup quinoa

Preparation

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  1. Combine water (or broth) and quinoa in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer until tender and most of the liquid has been absorbed, 15 to 20 minutes. Fluff with a fork.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: ½ cup
  • Per serving: 104 calories; 2 g fat(0 g sat); 2 g fiber; 18 g carbohydrates; 4 g protein; 52 mcg folate; 0 cholesterol; 1 g sugars; 0 g added sugars; 4 IU vitamin A; 0 vitamin C; 16 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 4 mg sodium; 160 mg potassium
  • Carbohydrate Servings: 1
  • Exchanges: 1 starch

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