Basic Quinoa [Vegan]

This nutritious, nutty ingredient cooks like a grain while providing the same protein punch as meat, without the cholesterol and fat.


2 cups water

1 cup quinoa


Bring water to a boil in a saucepan. Add quinoa. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer for 15 to 20 minutes. Remove from heat. Let stand for about 10 minutes before serving.

Serves 4

Nutrition Facts:

Nutrition (per serving) Calories 55; % Calories From Fat 16.4%; Total Fat 1g; Saturated Fats 0g; Mono-unsaturated Fats 0g; Poly-unsaturated Fats 0g; Cholesterol 0mg; Sodium 8mg; Total Carbohydrates 10g; Dietary Fiber 1g; Sugar 0g; Protein 2g.

More Information:


Thiamin B1 0 mg
Vitamin B12 0 mcg
Vitamin K 0 mcg
Vitamin A 2 IU
Niacin B3 0 mg
Pantothenic Acid 0 mg
Riboflavin B2 0 mg
Vitamin C 0 mg
Vitamin D 0 IU
Vitamin B6 0 mg
Vitamin E 0 mg
Choline 0 mg


Manganese 0 mg
Calcium 11 mg
Magnesium 31 mg
Phosphorus 70 mg
Zinc 1 mg
Fluoride 84 mcg
Copper 0 mg
Sodium 8 mg
Selenium 1 mcg
Iron 1 mg
Potassium 80 m

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