Cooked quinoa in a white bowl

perfectly cooked quinoa

Quinoa is a great grain to start using; it’s nourishing, delicious and makes a great base for any salads.

Serves 6


1 and 1/2 cups quinoa, washed and rinsed

2 and 3/4 cups water

Himalayan salt, for seasoning


Add the quinoa to a pot containing the water, seasoned with 2 teaspoons of salt. Bring to the boil and then simmer, covered on a very low heat for 20 minutes.

Without taking the lid off the pot, turn off the heat and leave for another ten minutes. Then uncover, fluff with a fork and set aside to cool.

Andy’s Sugar Safe® Tips

For added protein and fibre, serve with braised chicken and vegetables. You can also serve as a base for a number of salads, or a side dish.

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