Easy Coconut Quinoa!

Easy Coconut Quinoa!

Quinoa is a whole grain found in South America that is a complete protein and has high amounts of magnesium, iron and phosphorous. This grain was considered a powerful, nourishing food by the ancient Incas! Quinoa doesn’t have to be complicated to make. Just be sure to rinse the grain with a mesh strainer to remove the outer protective coating or saponin and follow these simple instructions below. Happy cooking!

Ingredients – 1 cup Quinoa, 1 cup coconut milk, 1 cup water

Instructions – Rinse the quinoa 5 times with a mesh strainer to remove any debris. Add quinoa to heated pan alone and roast for approx 1-2 minutes. Add the water and coconut milk and bring to a boil. Simmer for approx 18-20 minutes. A timer is recommended although the quinoa is done as soon as all the liquid is absorbed. Fluff and serve.

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2 responses to “Easy Coconut Quinoa!

  1. So… it’s like rice or couscous, served with meat and vegetables, or it it more like a dessert?

  2. Hi Rusty! The quinoa dish is best served with meat and vegetables. Even though it seems sweet it is actually a more creamy savory dish ;-)

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