Learn how to cook quinoa in the pressure cooker! This easy Instant Pot Quinoa recipe is perfect for burrito bowls, vegan breakfast dishes, and other healthy recipes. #quinoa #healthy #Instapot #mealprep #weightwatchers #ultimateportionfix
Place rinsed quinoa and water into the Instant Pot.
Put the lid on your Instant Pot and turn the pressure valve to sealing.
Press Pressure Cook/Manual and set the time for 1 minute. Turn off your keep warm setting.
When cook time is complete, allow the pot to release naturally for 5 minutes.
After 5 minutes, quick release the remaining pressure and remove the lid.
Fluff and stir your quinoa and add salt to taste. Store in the fridge up to 6 days or in the freezer up to 2 months.
This recipe makes 3 cups of cooked quinoa. Each serving is 1/2 cup.
To add flavor to this quinoa recipe, use low sodium broth, or coconut milk instead of water.
For easy freezing let the quinoa cool to room temperature and put it in individual or family sized freezer bags. Flatten it into a thin layer for easy thawing.
Add salt to taste.
Add fresh herbs while your quinoa is still hot for extra flavor.
Healthy Eating Plans
Weight Watchers: One 1/2 cup serving of quinoa is 3 Blue Plan Points. 3 Green Plan Points, 0 Purple Plan Points.Ultimate Portion Fix/21 Day Fix: One 1/2 cup serving of quinoa counts as one yellow container on the 21 Day Fix.