Quinoa: your new best friend

Quinoa.

Learn it, live it, love it.

It’s a seed that acts like a grain and it’s DELICIOUS! It has a very mild taste that soaks up flavor like crazy! It’s delicious as a bed under a savory dish – and even better sweetened as a porridge.

Here’s the basic recipe – easy as pie! Makes 4 servings

  • Soak 1 cup of quinoa in water for 15 – 30 minutes
  • Drain in a fine metal sieve

  • Put in a stock pot with 1-1/2 cups water, bring to a boil
  • Reduce heat to low, cover, cook for 15 minutes
  • Remove from heat, let sit for 5 minutes
  • Fluff and serve

I made a triple batch tonight so that I would have plenty of leftovers. If you’re making a single batch for dinner, consider using vegetable broth instead of plain water – it’ll be soooo good!

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