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How to cook tasty quinoa!

Cook Tasty Quinoa!

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INGREDIENTS
Start by measuring one cup of quinoa. I use organic.

Start by measuring one cup of quinoa. I use organic.

Put your quinoa into a fine mesh sieve

Put your quinoa into a fine mesh sieve

Rinse under cold water

Rinse under cold water

Then soak your quinoa for about 30 minutes

Then soak your quinoa for about 30 minutes

In the mean time, gather the rest of your ingredients

In the mean time, gather the rest of your ingredients

Peel your garlic and shallot

Peel your garlic and shallot

And chop finely

And chop finely

This is the secret - a rice cooker. I find it makes my quinoa so much fluffier than using a pot. (If you are using a pot though, the recipe and method are exactly the same)

This is the secret - a rice cooker. I find it makes my quinoa so much fluffier than using a pot. (If you are using a pot though, the recipe and method are exactly the same)

Add your olive oil, shallot, garlic, salt and pepper to the rice cooker

Add your olive oil, shallot, garlic, salt and pepper to the rice cooker

Turn it onto "cook"

Turn it onto "cook"

Rinse your quinoa one more time, and change the water

Rinse your quinoa one more time, and change the water

Almost there ...

Almost there ...

After about 6 or 7 minutes, add your stock cube to the rice cooker

After about 6 or 7 minutes, add your stock cube to the rice cooker

Then add your 2 cups of water and give it a good stir to dissolve the cube

Then add your 2 cups of water and give it a good stir to dissolve the cube

Drain your quinoa

Drain your quinoa

And add it. Put the lid on and let the rice cooker do its job! (If you are using a pot, once the water boils, reduce the heat down to low and simmer until the water absorbs, about 20min)

And add it. Put the lid on and let the rice cooker do its job! (If you are using a pot, once the water boils, reduce the heat down to low and simmer until the water absorbs, about 20min)

Fluff with a fork and enjoy!

  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp chili flakes
  • 1 chicken stock cube
  • 1 shallot
  • 4 garlic cloves
  • Salt to taste
  • Pepper to taste