Quinoa porridge with blackberries recipe

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  • Serves 4
  • 10 mins to prepare and 30 mins to cook
  • 320 calories / serving
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Start the day with a bowl of fluffy quinoa, sweet blackberries and a sprinkling of pistachios.

  1. Place the quinoa in a saucepan and cook over a medium heat for 2-3 minutes until toasted, stirring frequently. Add the milk, water, brown sugar, vanilla extract and salt and bring to the boil, stirring well. Reduce to a simmer and cook for 25 minutes until thick and the grains are tender.
  2. Meanwhile, combine the jam and the redcurrant jelly in a small saucepan, stir well to combine, then fold in the blackberries.
  3. Spoon the quinoa porridge into serving bowls when ready and top with generous tablespoons of the jam mixture. Sprinkle the finely chopped pistachios on top and serve.

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  • Ingredients

  • 100g (3 1/2oz) blackcurrant jam
  • 50g (2oz) redcurrant jelly
  • small handful fresh blackberries
  • 1 tbsp pistachios, finely chopped
  • For the quinoa porridge

  • 125g (4oz) quinoa
  • 400ml milk
  • 125ml (4fl oz) water
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract
  • pinch of salt
  • Energy 1355kj 320kcal 16%
  • Fat 9g 13%
  • Saturates 3g 15%
  • Sugars 40g 44%
  • Salt 0.5g <1%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 55.9g Protein 8.9g Fibre 1g


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