Basic Quinoa


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20 mins (prep 5, cooking 15)
2 ingredients
3 servings
This is the basic recipe for cooking quinoa. You can use it in place of rice, or you can use it as the basis of a salad or tabouleh. Quinoa is a light and wholesome grain that is gluten free. It is prepared quickly and easily with this basic method. This recipe makes 3 cups of cooked quinoa

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Serving Size (219.4 g)
Servings 3
Amount per Serving
Calories 74.0 Calories from Fat 10.62
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 1.18g 5.46%
Saturated Fat 0.14g 2.14%
Trans Fat 0.0 %
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%
Sodium 10.63mg 1.33%
Total Carbohydrate 13.13g 13.13%
Dietary Fiber 1.73 g 20.72%
Sugars 0.54 g %
Protein 2.71g 16.28%
Vitamin A 3.08IU% Vitamin C 0.0mg%
Calcium 15.22mg% Iron 0.92mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
 

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