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Fruity quinoa porridge

Fruity Quinoa Porridge
Breakfast

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SERVES:
4
DIFFICULTY:
Easy
PREP TIME:
10 minutes
COOK TIME:
15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 200 g (7 oz/1 cup) quinoa
  • 500 ml (17 fl oz/2 cups) skim milk
  • 1 apple, chopped with skin on
  • 40 g (1 1/2 oz/ 1/3 cup) sultanas
  • 1 cinnamon stick or 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 tbsp pure floral honey
  • 125 ml (4 fl oz/ 1/2 cup) warm skim milk, extra to serve
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Method

  • Put the quinoa in a sieve and rinse well under cold running water. Tip the quinoa into a saucepan, then pour in the milk. Bring to the boil, then reduce the heat and simmer for 5 minutes. Add the apple, sultanas and cinnamon and simmer for 5–6 minutes, or until all of the liquid is absorbed. Remove the cinnamon stick, if using.
  • Serve the quinoa porridge in small bowls. Drizzle the honey over the top and serve with the extra skim milk.

Notes

Energy per serve: 1220kJ 
Recipes and image from The Low GI Cookbook, Hachette Australia.

Nutritional information (per serve)

Calories: 290kcal | Carbohydrates: 54g | Protein: 13g | Sodium: 75mg | Fiber: 4g
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