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I made quinoa from another recipe and it did not absorb all of the water. When I ran across this recipe I was amazed as Ihad never known what it was suppose to look like nor how to get it to that stage. Thank you for teaching me the basics I lovesd having that knowledge you inserted at the end

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muffinlady May 08, 2012

Thanks for the foundation recipe! I had never made quinoa before last night... I made it as a seasoned "rice" and it came out great.

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JenniferB_RN April 06, 2011

This worked really well! I did have to cook longer than 15 minutes, though, to let all the liquid be absorbed. I toasted my quinoa after washing it (per another recipe instructions) and let it cool. Then I cooked as directed in this recipe, but using vegetable stock. Came out really well - thanks for sharing!

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Laughing in the Kitchen March 06, 2011

Very helpful for those who haven't made quinoa before. All the important basics! Like some other reviewers, I like to use vegetable or chicken broth for more flavor. Thanks.

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Garlic Chick June 25, 2010

Thank you for posting this! Mine turned out perfectly using this recipe. It was my first time cooking quinoa and I have to say it is VERY yummy. I mixed some cooked quinoa with my yogurt today.

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A-lady March 09, 2008

You summed it up- this is the basics for quinoa. Just what I was looking for. Thanks for posting!

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VegSocialWorker December 17, 2007

Used this method for making a quinoa based taboleh instead of cous cous. This is very easy and quick.Happy cooking. Thanks for posting. Miss Pixie x x x :D

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Perfect Pixie October 12, 2007

Can't go wrong with this nice and easy basic recipe...thanks for posting it...Made for "Help a Naked Recipe" tag game for recipes without photos...

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teresas September 07, 2012

Thank you, this was so helpful. I last tried making quinoa in my rice cooker and it didn't go well. Won't write it off completely, and will probably try again in the future, but thought I'd play it safe by cooking it on the stove this time. What I did differently: I soaked the quinoa in the fridge overnight and, because of that, reduced the water to one cup and a half. It cooked in much less time, eight minutes!

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Melodina July 21, 2015
Basic Quinoa