Recipe: Hot Quinoa Drink

Hot quinoa drink recipe breakfast

Hot quinoa drink recipe breakfast We first tried this unusual Peruvian drink when we ate at Andina in Shoreditch in London in early 2014. It’s a great hot & filling breakfast for winter mornings, and as well as being delicious it’s easy to make…

Recipe: Hot Quinoa Drink
Recipe Type: Breakfast
Cuisine: South American
Author: Glasgow Foodie
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Serves: 2 bowls
  • 4 oz quinoa
  • 450ml milk
  • 2 apples, peeled, cored and quartered
  • 2 tablespoons light brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  1. Place quinoa and 450ml water in a saucepan and bring to a boil.
  2. Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer 15 minutes or until quinoa is tender.
  3. Drain and return quinoa to saucepan
  4. Add milk, apples, sugar and cinnamon.
  5. Bring to a simmer over medium-high heat.
  6. Reduce heat to medium and simmer 5 minutes.
  7. Transfer mixture to a blender, add vanilla and puree until smooth.

Hot quinoa drink recipe breakfast


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