Quinoa is another staple carbohydrate, and nearly as easy to prepare as rice, it is as easy as 1-2-RBC! Just like with rice- it’s a two to one ratio of water to grain, only with quinoa you should rinse it before bringing it to a boil, then cover and let simmer! You’ll have a perfect, delicious bed of quinoa for all of your yummy vegetables, every time.
- 2 c cold water
- 1 c quinoa
- 1/2 t salt
- Soak quinoa for 2 minutes, then drain and rinse under cool water for about a minute.
- Bring water to a boil in a pot over medium heat.
- Add rinsed quinoa and salt, then cover and simmer for about 15-20 minutes or until water is absorbed.
- Remove from heat and let it stand for about 5 minutes, covered, then fluff with a fork and serve.