An Alternative to Rice
PREP TIME 5 minutes
COOK TIME 20-25 minutes
TOTAL TIME 30 minutes
SERVINGS 2 servings
Quinoa is often mistaken for a grain, but it actually comes from a seed. Moreover, this superfood will boost your energy levels thanks to a high amount of iron, magnesium, and fiber. and the greatest benefit to some is its low-glycemic impact. Studies have shown that the low-GI diet may result in weight loss, reduce blood sugar levels and lower the risks of heart disease and type 2 diabetes.
1 cup Quinoa
1 tablespoon unsalted butter(if you use salted butter additional salt is not necessary)
1/2 teaspoon of salt (optional)
1 cup water
Wash Quinoa and strain to fully drain all liquids.
Using a small sauce pan combine all ingredients and bring to a boil
Cover sauce pan and allow to simmer for 20 minutes, or until all the liquid is absorbed.
Let stand 5 minutes before serving.