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Herb and Garlic Quinoa

5 from 5 votes
This easy and delicious Garlic and Herb Quinoa is the perfect side dish to accompany just about anything. What's even better is the recipe is based off of pantry staple ingredients so you can throw it together whenever you are looking for an easy dish to pair with dinner.
Servings 3 cups
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 22 minutes


  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 teaspoon oil
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon Italian herb blend


  • Rinse quinoa under cold running water really well. 
  • In a medium pot add all of the ingredients and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer until quinoa is tender, about 10 minutes. 
  • Remove from heat and let stand, covered, for 5 minutes. 
  • Fluff with a fork and serve!


Check out this post, all about the different methods to cook quinoa.
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Gluten-free
Author: Lexi