How to Cook Quinoa
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Quinoa (pronounced KEEN-wah) is gaining popularity as a healthy, High-Protein, Gluten-free alternative Grain. It’s light, delicious and extremely versatile. Quick and easy to cook as well.
Rinse the Quinoa well under cold water and drain. It’s handy to use a fine mesh sieve for rinsing.
Put the rinsed Quinoa into a saucepan and add cold water. The Quinoa to water ratio is 1:2. In other words, use 2 cups of water for every cup of Quinoa. Toss in a dash of salt.
Cover and bring to a boil. As soon as it starts to boil, turn the heat down to a simmer, and set the lid just ajar, to prevent boiling over. Simmer for 15-20 minutes. The Quinoa goes a bit transparent when it’s cooked, except for a little spiral sprout.
If the Quinoa is tender but there’s excess water in the bottom of the saucepan just leave the lid off completely for a few minutes until the water evaporates. When done turn off the heat, put the lid on and let sit for about 5 minutes.
Quinoa also does well in a Rice cooker, with a ratio of 1 cup Quinoa, to 1 cup water. Cook for 30 minutes.
Use a fork to fluff up the Quinoa and serve.
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