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How to Make Coconut Quinoa

Make this delicious coconut quinoa with just 3 simple ingredients! It’s like your classic coconut rice, but made with a complete protein and so much more love!

  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
Author: Lee Hersh
Yield: 4 servings 1x

Ingredients

  • 1 cup quinoa, uncooked
  • 1 15 oz. can coconut milk (full-fat or lite)
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup

Instructions

Rice Cooker Method

  1. Place all ingredients in a rice cooker and set to white rice setting. Let steam until the liquid is fully absorbed.

Stove Top Method

  1. Place all ingredients in a medium size pot. Bring to a rolling boil. Reduce heat to low, cover, and let simmer for about 10 minutes or until the liquid has completely absorbed.

Notes

  • Nutrition Information includes full-fat coconut milk

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1/4
  • Calories: 376
  • Sugar: 5
  • Sodium: 39
  • Fat: 21
  • Carbohydrates: 33
  • Fiber: 3
  • Protein: 8

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