Freshly Cooked Quinoa

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
0 min 25 min 6
Freshly Cooked Quinoa
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1 cup Quinoa, uncooked
2 cup Water
1/4 cup Sliced almonds


1. Bring water to a boil in a medium pot. Add quinoa and cover the pot.

2. Turn down to low and simmer gently (just bubbling) for 12 minutes or until water has been absorbed.

3. Plate and garnish with sliced almonds.



Tip: Do not stir quinoa while it is cooking.
1 serving is 1/2 cup


is a complete protein!

It is great to pair with vegetarian sources of protein!

It is also very high in fibre!


Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 121
Calories from fat 31
Calories from saturated fat 2.9
Total Fat 3.5 g
Saturated Fat 0.3 g
Trans Fat 0
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.3 g
Monounsaturated Fat 1.5 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 4.6 mg
Potassium 186 mg
Total Carbohydrate 18.9 g
Dietary Fiber 2.3 g
Sugars 0.2 g
Protein 4.7 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Grain 1.4

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