Kid-Friendly Quinoa: an Intro Recipe They'll Love
Angela Marinelli - Nourishment Connection
rinsed and drained
chicken or veggie
non dairy butter substitute
can use butter if you eat dairy
sea salt and pepper to taste
Cooking the Quinoa
Bring stock to a boil.
Once it boils add a pinch of salt.
Add the quinoa and gently stir with a fork.
Bring to a boil and reduce the heat to bring the quinoa to a simmer.
Cook covered for 15-17 minutes on medium low heat until cooked.
Fluffing and Seasoning the Quinoa
When quinoa is cooked, all water should be absorbed, but the grain should not stick to the bottom of the pan.
Once cooked, turn off heat. Let the quinoa sit, covered for 5-10 minutes.
Then fluff it with a fork.
Add butter or butter substitute, salt and pepper to taste.
If Adding Veggies
Steam peas and carrots for 5-7 minutes.
Stir into quinoa when adding butter/non-dairy butter substitute, sea salt and pepper.
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