Two bowls of instant pot quinoa

Instant Pot Quinoa

Instant Pot Quinoa is one of my favorite things to make in my electric pressure cooker.  You get fluffy, perfectly cooked quinoa every time

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword Instant Pot Quinoa
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 minute
Release Time 10 minutes
Total Time 21 minutes
Servings 6 1/2 cup servings
Calories 104kcal
Author Leigh Anne Wilkes



  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup quinoa
  • pinch of salt


  • Place water, quinoa and salt into pressure cooker.
  • Add lid and place valve to sealing.
  • Set to high pressure for 1 minute.
  • Do a 10 minute natural release.


Calories: 104kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 4mg | Potassium: 160mg | Fiber: 2g | Calcium: 13mg | Iron: 1mg