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Quinoa Porridge with Salted Maple Almonds

Quinoa Porridge with Salted Maple Almonds

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4
Author My Little Larder

Ingredients

Quinoa Porridge

  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1 1/2 cups almond milk + 1/2 cup for serving

Salted Maple Almonds

  • 1/4 cup almonds
  • 2 Tbsp maple syrup plus extra for drizzling
  • 1/2 tsp coarse sea salt

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven at 180C (350F).
  2. Place quinoa, water and 1 1/2 cups of almond milk in a medium saucepan over high heat and stir. Bring to the boil, reduce the heat to low and cook for 15-20 min until the quinoa is cooked through.
  3. Whilst the quinoa is cooking prepare the almonds. Spread the almonds out on a baking tray and bake for 6-8 min. Remove from oven and whilst still warm chop. In a bowl mix together the warm chopped almonds with the maple syrup and sea salt.
  4. Once the quinoa is cooked, remove from heat and mix through 1/2 cup almond milk.
  5. Divide among 4 serving bowls, top with the salted maple almonds and drizzle with maple syrup.

Recipe Notes

If you have a crowd staying at your house and you want to cook this recipe for more people just remember the following ratio and you will always have delicious quinoa porridge: 1 part quinoa: 3 parts cooking liquid: 1/2 part serving milk
Whilst almond milk is delicious, healthy and dairy-free, you can use whatever milk you usually have at home in this recipe.