I made quinoa and I'm trying to figure out how many calories are in a cooked serving. On the box it says that its about 180 calories for a 1/4 cup of uncooked quinoa. So, about how many would be in about a 1/2 cup of it cooked? (I'm guessing about 100?)
Did you weigh/measure the uncooked portion first? If so, how much of it did you make and then how much did it expand to? (for example you made 1/4 cup uncooked and it came out to 3/4 cup cooked or something like that)
Nevermind just looked it up :-) 1/2 cup of cooked quinoa (prepared with water and nothing else) is approximately 127 calories.
Good to know :D Thanks for figuring that out!
127 calories cooked per half cup.
Thanks for taking the time to figure that out for me :D