Quinoa porridge

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PREP TIME

5 min

Makes

8 Servings

* PLUS Cooking time: 12 minutes, Standing Time: 15 minutes
Quinoa porridge

George Whiteside


Ingredients

  • 946-ml carton unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 1/2 tsp cardamom , optional
  • 1/4 cup golden raisins
  • 1/4 cup dried apricots , thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup skin-on, whole almonds , preferably toasted
  • fresh berries , for garnish

Instructions

  • Pour 2 cups (500 mL) almond milk into a large saucepan. Bring to a boil over high. Stir in quinoa and cardamom. Cover. Bring back to a boil. Reduce heat. Simmer for 12 min. Remove from heat. Using a fork, fluff. Cover. Let stand until tender, 15 min.
  • Stir in more almond milk, 1 tbsp (15 mL) at a time, until porridge is as thick as you like. Stir in raisins, apricots and nuts. Spoon into bowls. Pour a little more milk overtop. Sprinkle with berries. Great sweetened with honey, maple syrup or brown sugar.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 141,
  • Protein
  • 4 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 22 g,
  • Fat
  • 5 g,
  • Fibre
  • 3 g,
  • Sodium
  • 62 mg.