Saturday, May 16, 2015

Recipe - Steamed Quinoa

I'm spending some time with my middle grandson this weekend and he loves good food as much as I do.  We loved our lunch today which included this . . . 

Recipe - Steamed Quinoa

2 servings
Cooking 15 min
160 calories per serving 


1/2 cupquinoa90 g
1 cupwater250 mL
1 pinchsalt [optional]0.1 g


  1. Place the quinoa in a fine strainer and hold it under cold running water until the water runs clear, then drain well.
  2. To cook, use two parts liquid to one part quinoa. Combine the liquid and quinoa with salt to taste in a saucepan, bring to a boil, then reduce to a simmer. Cover and cook until the grains are translucent and the germ has spiralled out from each grain, about 15 minutes.
  3. Serve.