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Quinoa

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Quinoa

Quinoa - This side dish is as popular in South America as potatoes are in Germany

Health Score:
Health Score
5,5 / 10
Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
15 min.
Preparation
ready in 25 min.
Ready in
Calories:
155
calories
Calories
0
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Nutritional values

1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie155 kcal(7 %)
Protein3 g(3 %)
Fat4 g(3 %)
Carbohydrates25 g(17 %)
Sugar added0 g(0 %)
Roughage1.5 g(5 %)
Vitamin A0 mg(0 %)
Vitamin D0 μg(0 %)
Vitamin E0.5 mg(4 %)
Vitamin B₁0.2 mg(20 %)
Vitamin B₂0 mg(0 %)
Niacin1.6 mg(13 %)
Vitamin B₆0.3 mg(21 %)
Folate7 μg(2 %)
Pantothenic acid0.4 mg(7 %)
Biotin2.2 μg(5 %)
Vitamin B₁₂0 μg(0 %)
Vitamin C0 mg(0 %)
Potassium16 mg(0 %)
Calcium7 mg(1 %)
Magnesium64 mg(21 %)
Iron3.3 mg(22 %)
Iodine1 μg(1 %)
Zinc6.4 mg(80 %)
Saturated fatty acids0.7 g
Uric acid32 mg
Cholesterol0 mg
Development of this recipe:

Ingredients

for
4
Ingredients
5 ounces
1 tablespoon
Olive oil (plus more for serving)
Preparation

Kitchen utensils

1 Pot (with lid), 1 Wooden spoon, 1 Sieve, 1 Lid

Preparation steps

1.
Quinoa preparation step 1

Rinse quinoa in a sieve under cold water until water runs clear. 

2.
Quinoa preparation step 2

Bring 2 cups of water to a boil in a pot. Sprinkle in quinoa, cover and cook over low heat until tender, about 12 minutes.

3.
Quinoa preparation step 3

Remove pot from the heat and let stand, covered, for about 10 minutes. Lightly salt and drizzle with olive oil before serving.