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How to Cook Quinoa

  1. Rinse quinoa with fresh water. Quinoa has a natural bitter coating called saponin that needs to be rinsed away first.
  2. Combine 1 cup of quinoa with 2 cups of water in a medium pot.
  3. Simmer until quinoa is tender, approx. 15-20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  4. Rest the quinoa for 10 minutes and fluff with a fork before serving.
  5. Serve and enjoy!

Quinoa Recipes

Honey Soy Salmon & Quinoa Salad

This fresh quinoa salad brings a new excitement to the dinner table, with rich honey soy salmon that pairs so well with creamy avocado and pops of mandarin; we can’t get enough! Topped with our Sesame seeds. Click here for…

Chicken & Kale Soup with Quinoa Dumplings

Chicken & Kale Soup with Quinoa Dumplings Serves 4-5 Dumplings 1 cup Alison’s Pantry quinoa, cooked 1⁄2 cup Alison’s Pantry ground almonds 1⁄4 cup white rice flour 2 free-range eggs, lightly beaten 1 cup finely grated parmesan Large handful fresh…

Summer Vegetable & Mixed Seed Salad with Chia Dressing

Summer Vegetable & Mixed Seed Salad with Chia Dressing (serves 8) Ingredients Salad: ½ cup Alison’s Pantry Quinoa 300g green beans, trimmed and cut in 1cm lengths 2 cups peas (fresh or frozen) 3 spring onions, finely sliced 2-3 handfuls…

Quinoa & Chicken Meatballs in a Tomato Sauce

Quinoa & Chicken Meatballs in a Tomato Sauce (Serves 4) Gluten-free quinoa is a great addition to these chicken meatballs, as it acts as a binding ingredient helping to hold the meatballs together (in place of the usual breadcrumbs that…

Quinoa & Mushroom Pilaf

Quinoa & Mushroom Pilaf Prep time: 5 minutes Cook time: 25 minutes Serves 3-4 Ingredients 1 tablespoon Manuka honey 2-3 garlic cloves, minced Juice of 1 lemon 1/2 red chilli, de-seeded and chopped finely 1 teaspoon tamari (or good quality soya sauce)…

Quinoa Mexican Bowl

Quinoa Mexican Bowl Nutritious, filling and full of beautiful colour and flavour. A weeknight meal that will please the whole family. Serves 4 Ingredients Quinoa & black beans 2 cups of cooked Alison’s Pantry Quinoa (3/4 cup uncooked will yield…


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