Breakfast Quinoa

Breakfast Quinoa

Blogger Elizabeth Dehn from Beauty Bets shares a favorite recipe. Quinoa makes a quick and hearty base for this new spin on hot cereal. Experiment with healthy mix-ins to make it your own.

Prep Time

05

Minutes

Total Time

15

Minutes

Makes

4

(1/2-cup)

2
cups water, milk or soy milk
1
cup quinoa, rinsed
1/4
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1
cup fresh or frozen blueberries (thawed)
1/4
cup toasted pecans or walnuts
Maple syrup (optional)
  1. In a small saucepan, heat water to boiling over high heat. Add quinoa; return to boiling. Reduce heat to low; cover and cook for 15 minutes or until liquid is absorbed (mixture will still be moist).
  2. Stir in cinnamon. Spoon quinoa into bowls. Top with blueberries, nuts, and sweeten to taste with a drizzle of maple syrup.
Makes 4 (1/2-cup) servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Tips:
Use more liquid for a creamier cereal, or serve additional milk or cream on the side.
Try varying the recipe with your favorite dried or fresh fruits and nuts.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
        Exchanges: Free*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.