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5 from 28 votes

Perfectly Fluffy Quinoa

By following this simple recipe, you will able to cook the fluffiest, not mushy al dente quinoa.
Prep Time3 mins
Cook Time12 mins
Resting time5 mins
Course: Basics
Cuisine: Latin American
Keyword: basic quinoa recipe, how to cook quinoa, how to make quinoa, how to make the perfect quinoa, how to prepare quinoa, plain quinoa, quinoa recipe
Servings: 3 cups
Calories: 209kcal
Author: Enri


  • 1 cup quinoa organic, pre-rinsed
  • 2 cups water
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarse sea salt


  • In a small pot, add the quinoa and toast it by cooking it at medium heat and stirring constantly for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add the water and salt, stir, increase the heat to high and bring to boil.
  • Once it boils, lower the heat, cover and simmer for 12-15 minutes.



Serving: 0.75cup | Calories: 209kcal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 399mg | Potassium: 319mg | Fiber: 4g | Calcium: 32mg | Iron: 3mg