One Minute Quinoa Instant Pot
One Minute Quinoa Instant Pot is a simple and quick method of cooking quinoa in a pressure cooker
- measuring cup used 1 cup = 240ml
- 1 cup rinsed and drained Quinoa
- 1 1/4 cup water
- salt to taste optional
Rinse the Quinoa to remove the natural coating, called saponin, which can make it taste bitter or soapy.Drain excess water.
In the Instant Pot, add water ,quinoa and salt.
Close the lid on the pot, and turn valve to SEALING position.
Set the pot to MANUAL/PRESSURE COOK (High Pressure) for 1 minute. Once the pot beeps, let it release the pressure naturally(NPR) for 10 minutes (Wait until silver button on lid drops).
Remove lid away from you and fluff quinoa with a fork or serving spoon.
Perfect Quinoa is ready to serve immediately or place into freezer bags for long-term freezer storage.
1. Rinse Quinoa in a fine-mesh sieve, if desired (most brands come pre-rinsed to remove bitter coating called saponin).
2. Double the recipe to make more ~ 2 cup Quinoa, 2.5 cups Water and 1 tsp Salt, and cook for the same amount of time.
3.I have prepared this dish in my electric pressure cooker, Instant Pot DUO60 6 QT
Note: Nutrition values are my best estimates. If you rely on them for your diet, use your preferred nutrition calculator.
Calories: 222kcal | Carbohydrates: 39g | Protein: 8.1g | Fat: 3.6g | Saturated Fat: 0.4g | Sodium: 13mg | Potassium: 563318mg | Fiber: 5.2g | Sugar: 1.6g | Calcium: 47mg | Iron: 4.6mg