Steamed Quinoa

Steamed Quinoa

2 servings
Cooking 15 min

120 calories per serving 


Ingredients

1/2 cup quinoa   90 g
1 cup water   250 mL
1 pinch salt [optional]   0.1 g

Method

  1. Place the quinoa in a fine strainer and hold it under cold running water until the water runs clear, then drain well.
  2. To cook, use two parts liquid to one part quinoa. Combine the liquid and quinoa with salt to taste in a saucepan, bring to a boil, then reduce to a simmer. Cover and cook until the grains are translucent and the germ has spiralled out from each grain, about 15 minutes.
  3. Serve.

Nutrition Facts Table

Nutrition Facts

per 1 serving (130g)

Amount

% DV*

* DV = Daily Value

Calories

120

Fat

2 g

3 %

Saturated 0.2 g
+ Trans 0 g

1 %

Cholesterol

0 mg

Sodium

10 mg

0 %

Carbohydrate

22 g

7 %

Fibre

2 g

9 %

Sugars

0 g

Protein

4 g

Vitamin A

0 %

Vitamin C

0 %

Calcium

2 %

Iron

20 %

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Servings of Canada's Food Guide

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to:

Vegetables and Fruit: 0 serving
Grain Products: serving
Milk and Alternatives: 0 serving
Meat and Alternatives: 0 serving

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Claims

Free :
Cholesterol, Saturated Fat, Sugar, Trans Fat
Low :
Fat, Sodium
Source of :
Copper, Fibre, Folacin, Niacin, Phosphorus, Potassium, Vitamin B2, Zinc
Good source of :
Iron
Excellent source of :
Magnesium, Manganese
Diet-related health claims :
Artery-healthy, Heart-healthy

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This recipe is in the following categories: Rice/Grain | Side dishes | Artery-healthy | Halal | Heart-healthy | High Iron | Kosher | Low Cholesterol | Low Fat | Low Saturated Fat | Low Sodium | Vegan | Vegetarian

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