Go Back

How To Cook Quinoa

Quinoa is delicious and healthy. I mean there is a reason people say super food and quinoa in the same sentence, right? Quinoa's a whole-grain, whole protein (meaning it contains all 9 amino acids) seed thats gluten free and high in fibre.
Prep Time2 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: British
Keyword: Quinoa
Servings: 2 people
Calories: 185kcal


  • Fine Sieve
  • Medium Pot


  • 100 g Quiona
  • 200 ml Water
  • 1 pinch Sea Salt


  • Thoroughly rinse the quinoa in a fine sieve under cold water for 30 seconds.
  • Add the quinoa, water and sea salt to a pot. Quickly bring to a boil then turn down to a light simmer. Cook for 15 minutes until the quinoa has absorbed all the water.
  • Turn off the heat and place a lid on the pot. Leave to steam for 5 minutes.
  • Take of the lid and fluff the quinoa with a fork. Taste for seasoning then serve.