Plain Old Quinoa (Pronounced Keen-Wah) Recipe

Looking for an easy Plain Old Quinoa (Pronounced KEEN-wah) recipe? Learn how to make Plain Old Quinoa (Pronounced KEEN-wah) using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by jenandjoey

Makes 4 servings



If you are not familiar with the super-grain, quinoa, you need to be! Pronounced KEEN-wah: Quinoa is easy to digest, is packed with nutrients and has a more impressive protein profile than that of wheat. In it's natural state, quinoa is bitter as natures way of providing it with a built-in insect repellant. This is easily remedied by a good, thorough washing. You may rinse the quinoa in a fine meshed strainer and it will be ready to use.

Recipe Ingredients for Plain Old Quinoa (Pronounced KEEN-wah)

3 cups chicken stock
1 1/2 c quinoa, rinsed and drained

Recipe Directions for Plain Old Quinoa (Pronounced KEEN-wah)

Bring chicken stock to a boil (or you can use water) in saucepan. Add quinoa. Return to a boil. Reduce heat, cover and simmer about 15 minutes. FLuff with a fork. If there is any excess liquid remaining, drain it off. Your quinoa is ready to use in your favorite recipes!
Categories

Side Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 246.8g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
242
Calories from Fat
39
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
4.3g
7%
Saturated Fat
0.6g
3%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
576mg
24%
Potassium
370mg
11%
Total Carbohydrates
41.5g
14%
Dietary Fiber
4.5g
18%
Sugars
0.5g
Protein
9.5g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 4% Iron 17%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B+
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • Very low in sugar
  • High in manganese
  • High in magnesium
  • High in phosphorus
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