Simple Quinoa



Serving size

about 1 cup
20 Minutes

This recipe can be multiplied and makes great leftovers. Reheat gently.

Simple Quinoa


1 1/2 cup Water
1/8 tsp. Salt
1 to taste Black pepper
1/2 cup Quinoa, uncooked


Place the water, salt and pepper in a skillet over high heat.

When the water boils add the quinoa and reduce the heat until the quinoa is simmering.

Cook for 10 minutes covered and the remove the lid.

Continue to simmer until the quinoa is soft and the liquid evaporated.

Add more water 1/4 cup at a time if needed.

When the water has evaporated turn off the heat and cover.

Let stand for 5 minutes.

Fluff the quinoa with a fork and serve.


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GERD / Acid Reflux

This recipe is safe for those with GERD.


This recipe is safe for those who are lactose intolerant.

Coumadin® (Warfarin)

This recipe is safe for Coumadin (warfarin) users.

Gluten Sensitivity

This recipe is safe for those who are sensitive to gluten.


This is a low sodium recipe.

Recipe Notes

Try this recipe instead of rice with your meals.

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