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Perfect, Fluffy Quinoa
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Perfect, Fluffy Quinoa

Step by step instructions for making 3 cups of cooked quinoa.
Course: Side Dish
Author: Ann Timm



  • Place the quinoa in a mesh strainer, and rinse it very well with clean running water.
  • After it is thoroughly rinsed, place the quinoa, 2 cups of liquid and salt in a medium-sized saucepan.
  • Turn the pan on high and bring to a boil.
  • Once boiling, reduce the heat to medium-low, cover with a tight lid, and allow to simmer for 20 minutes.
  • When 20 minutes is up, remove pan from the heat and remove the lid. Cover the pan with a dish towel and allow to sit for another 10 minutes.
  • Once that 10 minutes is up, remove the dish towel and fluff the quinoa with a fork.