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How to Quickly Cool Quinoa

Common Cooking Question:

I love quinoa salads, but I’m never organized enough to cook quinoa ahead of time. Is there a way to quickly cool quinoa?



Cook the quinoa, spread it on a plate, and place, uncovered, in the fridge for a few minutes. The thinner the quinoa is spread, the quicker it will chill. While the quinoa cools, prep the rest of the ingredients for the salad.

How to cool quinoa quickly

Here is my basic quinoa recipe .