How to Make Quinoa in Bulk and Freeze it For Later

Oven-Baked Quinoa

  • Author: Cassie Johnston
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 25 mins
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 3 cups 1x


Bulk cook quinoa and freeze it today, and you’ll have some easy breezy meals in the future. This is one of my favorite healthy meal prep tricks!



  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 2 cups water, chicken or veggie broth
  • Salt, butter, herbs, spices, optional


  1. Preheat oven to 375°.
  2. Pour the quinoa and water or broth into a 9 x 13 casserole dish. Add the salt, butter, herbs, or spices, if using. Cover tightly with aluminum foil.
  3. Bake for 25 minutes. Remove from the oven, and let rest for 5-10 minutes without opening the foil.
  4. After resting time, remove foil and fluff quinoa.


Double, triple, or even quadruple this recipe and freeze the extras in zip-top freezer bags.

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