Learn how to cook Quinoa! In this video Karen Breyer will show you step-by-step how to make Quinoa. Quinoa is very easy to make and takes half the time of regular rice. Quinoa can be used in place of rice in most recipes. It can be part of a main dish, side dish or in soups, salads and even puddings.
Quinoa is a tiny, bead-shaped grain that cooks like rice. It is actually a grain-like seed that contains more protein than any other grain. It is a complete protein (contains all eight essential amino acids). Quinoa has a light flavor similar to couscous. Watch this cooking video and try this easy Quinoa recipe today!
- 1 cup quinoa
- 2 cups water
- Rinse and drain quinoa in cold water.
- Add quinoa and water to medium sauce pan.
- Bring to a boil.
- Reduce to a simmer.
- Cover and cook until all water is absorbed, about 15 minutes.
Season quinoa as desired or use in another recipe.
You can cook quinoa in the rice cooker. Add 2 parts water to 1 part quinoa. I sometimes make half brown rice and half quinoa (or any ratio).
See a cooking demonstration of this Quinoa recipe on the Cooking Lessons for Dad YouTube channel.