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How to cook red quinoa

This is the easiest way to make perfect stove top quinoa. Follow the steps to get the fluffiest ready to eat red quinoa is less than 45 minutes!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time6 hrs 30 mins
Course: Appetizer, dinner, Main Course, Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: how to cook red quinoa, how to make red quinoa, red quinoa
Servings: 3 cups cooked quinoa


  • A pot with a lid


  • 1 cup of red quinoa
  • 2 cups of water or broth to have more flavorful quinoa
  • Salt to taste


  • First, pre-rinse the quinoa with cold water to remove the natural soapy coating and get rid of that bitter flavor.
  • put the quinoa and the water in a saucepan and bring everything to a boil.
  • reduce the heat, cover the pot, and let it simmer for 15 to 20 seconds. when the quinoa is done, fluff it with a fork.
  • add salt and pepper before serving.