Instant Pot Sides

Quinoa (Instant Pot)

Quinoa in the Instant Pot takes about 20 minutes start to finish, but only about one minute of that is actual hands-on time. It seriously couldn’t be easier, and it comes out perfect every time!

If you have leftover Quinoa, use it to make these yummy Power Muffins!



  • 2 Cups Quinoa
  • 3 Cups Water
  • a pinch of salt


Add the quinoa, water, and salt to the Instant Pot insert.

Secure the lid on the Instant, making sure the valve is set to “seal” and not “vent.

Select Manual and set for 1 minute.

When the time is up, turn the pot off and let it sit for 10 minutes before releasing any remaining pressure. Don’t let it go longer than 10 minutes, or it will get mushy!

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