Can Quinoa Be Cooked in the Microwave?

Can Quinoa Be Cooked in the Microwave?

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Emma Christensen
Nov 3, 2014
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Q: Can quinoa be cooked in the microwave? If so, what times should be used? (Like Uncle Ben’s Instant brown rice takes 12 minutes for 3 cups rice in 3 1/2 cups water) What would be the liquid and time for 1, 2, and 3 cups of quinoa?

Sent by DW

Editor: DW, we haven't used a microwave method for quinoa, but we're curious whether others have.

Readers, have any of you tried cooking quinoa in the microwave? Any suggestions?

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