Basic Instant Pot Quinoa

Quinoa cooked in Almond Milk Instant Pot

Basic Instant Pot Quinoa

Cooking quinoa has never been easier! To cook Basic Instant Pot Quinoa you set it to a manual time of one minute! One minute?!?! Yes!!!

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Do you love quinoa? I do! Do you love your Instant Pot? I do! Anyone who knows me knows I love my Instant Pot.  When I discovered that I could cook Basic Instant Pot Quinoa I totally freaked! I love both of those things!!! I use my Instant Pot every day.  Yep, I said every day.  I also love breakfast and I find quinoa a great asset to a busy home at breakfast time.  This Basic Instant Pot Quinoa can be adapted for any meal. Especially if you are a meal prepper or like to line up your week of breakfasts in jars or lunches in containers or dinner ingredients in stasher bags for every day.  This recipe is for you! And what if you aren’t a meal prepper? You are in luck because from start to finish this quinoa is ready in 20 minutes!

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Quinoa Cooked in Amond Milk Instant Pot

A few tips on quinoa:

  • rinse it first!!
  • read this article to understand what is so great about quinoa
  • you should be eating it! Why? fiber, protein, iron, gluten free, vegan, low carb, keeps you feeling full
  • Substitute vegetable broth or almond milk in place of the water if you are making a recipe that is sweet or savory
  • if you double the recipe DON’T double the cooking time

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What to make after you make Basic Instant Pot Quinoa:

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Instant Pot Quinoa Breakfast Bowl
Quinoa for breakfast? Yes please! Vegan, gluten free, easy, healthy, make ahead, take to go, customize with toppings. Winner!
Chia Seeds + Chocolate + Vegan Milk = Chocolate Chia Seed Pudding
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Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings
cups cooked quinoa
Ingredients
  • 2 cups rinsed quinoa
  • 2 cups Water
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings
cups cooked quinoa
Ingredients
  • 2 cups rinsed quinoa
  • 2 cups Water
Chia Seeds + Chocolate + Vegan Milk = Chocolate Chia Seed Pudding
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Instructions
  1. Rinse Quinoa in a fine mesh strainer *** Don't skip the rinsing!
  2. Place quinoa and water in Instant Pot, press manual, adjust time to 1 minute, close lid, turn valve to 'seal'
  3. When the timer beeps, do not release the pressure. Allow the pressure to release on its own. After 15 minutes, release the pressure if it hasn't done it already on its own.
  4. Fluff with fork, combine with vegan or dairy milk and toppings and enjoy! Can also place into individual portions in jars to customize on busy mornings.
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