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All Recipes, Main Dishes / May 26, 2018

Quinoa with Saffron & Squid Recipe

– Quinoa with Saffron & Squid Recipe –

This Quinoa with Saffron & Squid Recipe is loaded with Spanish flavor, super healthy and easy to make. This recipe is made using just 1 pan and it´s done in under 40 minutes. The perfect dish for a busy day. If you´re not familiar with quinoa, it´s a seed that cooks like rice, except it´s not a grain. Quinoa is loaded with fiber, protein and it´s naturally gluten-free. It´s a super food and easily found all over the world. This Quinoa with Saffron & Squid Recipe really takes this incredible ingredient to the next level and the combination of ingredients simply give this dish an amazing flavor you will love.

How to Perfectly Cook Quinoa

So there is no special secret to perfectly cooking quinoa, if you can cook rice you can cook quinoa. To always get your quinoa to perfectly cook make sure you add the quinoa when the water is boiling, after adding the quinoa wait for the water to boil again, then place a lid on the pan and lower the fire to a low-medium heat. 1 cup of quinoa is usually perfectly done in 15 minutes, but larger amounts will take longer, The 1 secret is to make sure there is no liquid left in the pan. The ratio when cooking quinoa is 2 x 1 (eg. 2 cups water to 1 cup quinoa). Check out the video below on how to make this Quinoa with Saffron & Squid Recipe or print out the recipe card below. Salud!

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