Basic Grain Cookery Quinoa

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 1
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 172.0
  • Total Fat: 2.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 1.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 31.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.0 g
  • Protein: 6.0 g

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Introduction

Quinoa is a complete protein grain (50% more than wheat), high in lysine, more iron, phosphorus, vitamins A, E and B, and more calcium and fat than other grains. It must be rinsed well before cooking. Makes about 1 cup cooked. Quinoa is a complete protein grain (50% more than wheat), high in lysine, more iron, phosphorus, vitamins A, E and B, and more calcium and fat than other grains. It must be rinsed well before cooking. Makes about 1 cup cooked.
Number of Servings: 1

Ingredients

    1/4 cup quinoa
    3/4 cup water

Directions

Rinse quinoa in a fine strainer until water runs clear (not soapy-looking).
Bring water to a boil, add salt to taste.
Add grain, reduce heat to medium-low.
Cover and cook 20 minutes.
Let stand off the heat, covered, for 10 minutes.

Number of Servings: 1

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user JO_JO_BA.

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