Rinse the quinoa well before cooking. Rinsing removes quinoa’s natural outer coating—called saponin—that can make the quinoa taste soapy and bitter.
Serves: 4Hands-on: 5 minutesTotal: 25 minutesDifficulty: Easy
- 1 cup quinoa, rinsed and drained
- 2 cups vegetable broth
- ½ tsp. garlic salt
- 1 tsp. fresh lemon juice
- Combine quinoa and broth in a medium saucepan over high heat. Bring to a boil and then reduce heat to low and cover. Allow to simmer 20 minutes or until quinoa is tender and fluffy.
- Fluff quinoa with a fork and stir in garlic salt and lemon juice. Serve warm.