Quinoa soup properties

How to prepare a quinoa soup


– 1 cup quinoa

– 3 cups water or vegetable broth

– 2 onions, chopped

– 2 potatoes cut into cubes

– 2 carrots, diced

– 2 tablespoons olive oil

– A small bunch of celery

– Salt and pepper


– Rinse and drain the quinoa. Repeat 3 times to remove any impurities and traces of saponins. Drain.

– Toast the quinoa in a skillet over medium – low heat for 5 minutes.

– In another pot, add the olive oil, add a pinch of salt, and saute the onion. Add all vegetables (potatoes, carrots and garlic). Remove and pour 2 and ½ parts water.

– Cook all the vegetables for 15-20 minutes over medium heat with lid. Remove the celery.

– Add the quinoa and cook for 15 minutes.

– Serve as a soup, bowl decorated with napkins or hot colors.


It is a natural and healthy soup, ideal for winter, rich in B vitamins and proteins of high biological value. Ideal in all kinds of healthy diets and suitable for coeliacs.

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Elisenda Carballido
Written by Elisenda Carballido Dietitian nutritionist. Postgraduate in Phytotherapy and master in Nutrition and Metabolism.

Article updated on: 19 March, 2019

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