- 2 cups milk (2%)
- 2 tbsp packed golden brown sugar
- 1 tsp vanilla
- 1/4 tsp cinnamon
- 1/8 tsp salt
- 1/2 cup quinoa, thoroughly rinsed and drained
- Combine milk, brown sugar, vanilla, cinnamon and salt in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring frequently. Stir in quinoa.
- Reduce heat and simmer, stirring frequently, until most of liquid is absorbed and quinoa is tender, about 25 - 30 minutes.
Nutritional analysis per serving:
321 calories, 5.0 g fat, 14.3 g protein, 54.9 g carbohydrate, 3.2 g fibre, 230 mg sodium
The outer hull of quinoa contains a bitter resin called saponin. Quinoa must be rinsed thoroughly before cooking in order to remove this bitter coating.