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Quinoa Prepared Three Easy Ways

April 13, 2021

by Stacy Hochstein

Prep Time: Varies

Cook Time: Varies

Total Time: Varies

Skill Level: Easy

Keyword: sweet, savory, superfood

Cuisine: American


Quinoa - Baked, Pan Fried or Microwaved

  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup of quinoa, rinsed and drained
  • any desired seasonings such as salt and pepper

Mexican Quinoa Salad

  • Quinoa, cooked using any method shown in the video
  • corn kernels, to taste
  • diced tomatoes, to taste
  • black beans, to taste
  • olive oil, to taste
  • lime juice, to taste
  • salt, to taste
  • cheese, to taste (mozzarella or queso fresco)

Sweet Breakfast Quinoa Bowl

  • Quinoa, cooked using any method shown in the video
  • maple syrup or honey, to taste
  • fresh or frozen berries, to taste
  • cinnamon (optional)

This video includes three easy ways to cook quinoa and two ways to eat it! Quinoa is a superfood that has a nutrient value three to four times greater than rice. Cook quinoa in the microwave, on the stove or in the oven, in 30 minutes or less. It can be eaten as a savory Mexican quinoa salad or as a sweet breakfast bowl with fruit and maple syrup.

¡Este video incluye tres formas fáciles de cocinar quinua y dos formas de comerla! La quinua es un superalimento que tiene de tres a cuatro veces más valor nutritivo que el arroz. Cocine la quinua en el microondas, en la estufa o en el horno. Se puede comer como parte de una sabrosa ensalada mexicana o en el desayuno con fruta y jarabe de arce o miel.

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