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Yellow Quinoa

Yellow Quinoa

  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 mins
  • Total Time: 20 mins
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x


  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 cup uncooked quinoa
  • 2 cups chicken stock
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 green onion, sliced


  1. In a medium pot, melt butter over medium heat.
  2. Add turmeric, cumin, and garlic powder. Stir for 30 secs.
  3. Pour quinoa into pot. Stir for 1 min.
  4. Add chicken stock and salt. Cover and bring to a boil.
  5. Lower heat to a simmer for approximately 15 mins or until desired consistency.
  6. Top with green onions and serve immediately.


The quinoa I buy from Costco comes pre-washed. If it doesn’t specify then you will want to make sure you wash your quinoa before cooking to help nullify the bitter taste.