Easy Instant Pot Quinoa Recipe

Anytime I want some quinoa for a recipe I use this method. Instant pot quinoa recipes like this one are so delicious and nutritious! I love the flavors that develop when it’s cooked in vegetable broth with a dash of olive oil and seasoning. This whole grain is great in salads, soups, curries, wraps, and more! 

The nutrition facts for 100 grams of quinoa, cooked is: 

  • Calories: 120
  • Water: 72%
  • Protein: 4.4 grams
  • Carbs: 21.3 grams
  • Sugar: 0.9 grams
  • Fiber: 2.8 grams
  • Fat: 1.9 grams

It contains healthy carbs, fiber, protein, manganese, phosphorus, and copper. Also folate, iron, and magnesium. It also contains zinc and saponin. 

More nutrients of quinoa include:

  • Quercetin- a powerful polyphenol antioxidant.
  • Kaempferol- another polyphenol antioxidant.
  • Squalene- a precursor of steroids that is another antioxidants.

This vegan recipe is so easy to make.


All you need to make instant pot quinoa recipes includes 2 cups quinoa, 4 cups vegetable broth, 1 tbsp olive oil, 1 tsp salt, and 1/2 tsp pepper. This way makes is super soft and fluffy too. You can add any seasoning you like as well. Sometimes I like paprika, lemon pepper, garlic salt, onion powder, and more. Other herbs you can add into the pot include thyme, basil, oregano, etc. 

Making instant pot quinoa recipes are so simple too. All you need to do is combine all the ingredients in the pot (quinoa, vegetable broth, spices, seasoning, and oil). Then stir them around before closing the lid. Close the lid and the vent then pressure cook it for only 2 minutes. Set the steam release for 10 minutes and open it when it beeps so it does not burn!

This recipe is vegan, plant based, gluten free, and whole grain. Quinoa is perfect for salads, protein bowls, sushi rolls, wraps, and more. Store the quinoa in a seal tight container up to 5 days in the refrigerator.

Instant Pot Quinoa

The best way to make quinoa soft and delicious.

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword easy, instant pot, meal plan, plant based, vegan
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 2 minutes
Resting Time 10 minutes
Total Time 17 minutes
Servings 5 Servings
Calories 120 kcal
Author admin

Ingredients

  • 2 cups quinoa
  • 5 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper

Instructions

  1. Combine all the ingredients inside the instant pot and stir

  2. Seal the lid and set it to pressure cooker and cook for 2 minutes

  3. Set the steam release for 10 minutes and don’t touch anything until it’s done steaming

  4. Open up the pot before it burns and stir

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Hello guys! My name is Jessica and I am a recipe blogger who specializes in vegan and plant based recipes! I have been blogging for 4 years but I have been into cooking, baking, and creating my entire life, Thanks so much for visiting my blog.

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