Apple Cinnamon Quinoa Porridge

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
10 min 30 min 4
Apple Cinnamon Quinoa Porridge
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1 tbsp Wheat flour, whole wheat
1 tbsp packed Brown sugar
1/2 tsp Cinnamon
2 cup Partly skimmed milk, 1% M.F. (or nut milk)
3/4 cup Quinoa, uncooked
1 cup Water
1 medium Apple, red delicious (diced)
2 tbsp Sunflower seeds


In a deep, medium-size saucepan, whisk flour, sugar and cinnamon with milk. Stir in quinoa and water. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally.

Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer, stirring often, for 20 minutes. Stir in diced apple, cover and simmer, stirring often, for about 5 minutes or until quinoa and apple pieces are tender. Remove from heat and let stand, covered, for 3 minutes.

Ladle into porridge into bowls and sprinkle with nuts or sunflower seeds if desired along with a sprinkle of cinnamon. Add a hint of maple syrup or brown sugar, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 214
Calories from fat 37
Calories from saturated fat 6.3
Total Fat 4.1 g
Saturated Fat 0.7 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.7 g
Monounsaturated Fat 0.9 g
Cholesterol 6.1 mg
Sodium 59 mg
Potassium 414 mg
Total Carbohydrate 37 g
Dietary Fiber 3.4 g
Sugars 14.0 g
Protein 9.2 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Fruit 0.2
Grain 1.7
Milk 0.5

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