Cinnamon Apple Quinoa
By Lisa G. and Denise V. from Union High School, Tulsa, OK.
Combine the nutty, healthy flavor of quinoa with the unexpected sweet flavors of cinnamon, tart apples, and honey, and you get a very unique side dish, full of nutrients and great taste.
Serving size: 1/2 cup
|From Saturated Fat||1.4%|
|Ingredient||6 servings||50 servings|
|Quinoa, dry, whole grain||1 c+2 Tbsp/7.5 oz||9 cups 3 oz/3.9 lb|
|water||10 oz||10 cups 3.5 oz|
|cinnamon, ground||2 tsp||5 1/2 tbsp|
|honey||2.5 Tbsp||1 1/3 cup|
|salt||1/8 tsp||1 tsp|
|apple, Granny Smith, chopped||1 cup||1 qt 1/3 cup|
Bring water to boil in a large sauce pan. Add quinoa. Simmer covered, stirring occasionally, for approximately 10 minutes or until water is absorbed and it fluffs with a fork. Roast chopped apples in 300 degree oven until tender. Add roasted apples, cinnamon, salt, and honey to cooked quinoa and mix. Serve 1/2 cup per serving.