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Instant pot quinoa
Prep Time
1 min
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
16 mins
 

Fluffy healthy instant pot quinoa

Course: Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: pressure cooker, quinoa
Servings: 6
Calories: 147 kcal
Author: Desarae
Ingredients
  • 1 cup uncooked quinoa (rinse if not pre-rinsed)
  • 1 cup broth
  • 2 tbsp avocado oil
Instructions
Instant Pot Instructions
  1. Rinse quinoa with cold water for about a minute.

  2. In instant pot coat bottom of pan with oil. Add quinoa broth and cook high pressure for 1 minute. natural release for 4 minutes then quick release. Fluff with fork. 

  3. Serve with your favorite salads, veggies or meats! if serving with a cold salad allow to cool before tossing with cold ingredients. 

Stove Top Instructions
  1. Rinse quinoa with cold water for about a minute. Bring quinoa and broth to a boil in a medium saucepan. Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer until tender and most of the liquid has been absorbed, 15 to 20 minutes. Fluff with a fork. Let quinoa cool.
Nutrition Facts
Instant pot quinoa
Amount Per Serving
Calories 147 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Fat 6g9%
Sodium 158mg7%
Potassium 159mg5%
Carbohydrates 18g6%
Fiber 1g4%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 85IU2%
Calcium 13mg1%
Iron 1.3mg7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.