Have you tried to make Instant Pot Quinoa? Oh my goodness! Full of protein, vitamins, and antioxidants, this Quinoa recipe is packed full of healthy goodness. It’s also quick! You can make this bowl in under 15 minutes. Check out this delicious Instant Pot Quinoa Grain Bowl, it’s so yummy!
Instant Pot Quinoa Grain Bowl
If you are like me, I am always looking for new things to make in my Instant Pot. This quinoa grain bowl is a perfect, healthy addition to my increasing list of favorite recipes. I love recipes that aren’t too time consuming and full of healthy goodness!
Why should I eat quinoa?
Did you know that we should be consuming at least 48 grams of protein daily? Protein helps build lean muscle and burn fat. Quinoa is one of my favorite ways to get the daily required amounts of protein because it is considered a complete protein. What does complete protein mean?
A complete protein means that your protein serving also includes the nine essential amino acids your body needs. Quinoa is also high is fiber, magnesium, iron, potassium, calcium, phosphorus, vitamin e, and various beneficial antioxidants. I love my turkey, eggs, and chicken, but I love my quinoa, too.
Instant Pot Quinoa Grain Bowl
This recipe is super easy to make and is going to be another awesome healthy instant pot recipe. You can find the complete list of ingredients and full recipe at the end of this post.
How to Make Quinoa in the Instant Pot
Rinse and drain the quinoa to remove the bitter and sometimes mildly soapy taste that can linger if not rinsed.
Combine the quinoa, stock and seasonings in the Instant Pot together and then twist to lock the lid shut. Set the pot to Manual for 1 minute.
At the end of the cook time, let the pot to natural pressure release for 10 minutes before carefully releasing the remaining pressure.
Fluff the cooked quinoa with a fork. Now you have Instant Pot Quinoa!
Instant Pot Quinoa – it’s easy!
Instant Pot Quinoa Grain Bowl directions:
While the Instant Pot is heating, cooking and resting, prep, wash, slice and cook the rest of the vegetables to your preference.
I left the avocado, tomatoes and clementine raw.
Sautee the baby brussell sprouts and blanched the kale and broccoli to ensure they weren’t over cooked.
Spoon some of the quinoa into dishes and then lay in the vegetables and fruits, the best part of this dish is that you can add as much or as little of each as you enjoy!
Don’t these look just amazing! Have you made quinoa in your Instant Pot?
Instant Pot Quinoa Grain Bowls
What are some of your favorite Instant Pot recipes you’ve found? Share them with me! I love learning about new ways to create recipes with the Instant Pot.
If you are looking for more Instant Pot Recipes, find some of these and give them a try.
- 2 cups quinoa
- 2 cups stock or broth
- salt and pepper to taste
- 2 cups of chopped kale
- ½ ripe avocado sliced
- fresh rainbow cherry tomatoes sliced
- 1 cup chopped broccoli
- 1 cup baby brussell sprouts
- 1 clementine peeled
- Rinse and drain the quinoa to remove the bitter and sometimes mildly soapy taste that can linger if not rinsed.
- Combine the quinoa, stock and seasonings in the Instant Pot together and then twist to lock the lid shut. Set the pot to Manual for 1 minute.
- At the end of the cook time, let the pot to natural pressure release for 10 minutes before carefully releasing the remaining pressure.
- Fluff the cooked quinoa with a fork. Now you have Instant Pot Quinoa!
- Add fruits and vegetables over a scoop of cooked quinoa and make an amazing quinoa grain bowl.