03
Aug
2015

Warmed citrus quinoa porridge (High Fibre)

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Makes 4 serves, 6 grams of fibre per serve

Ingredients
  • 2 oranges – seasonal blood or Seville
  • 2 cups cooked quinoa (from 1 cup uncooked)
  • 1 red grapefruit
  • 2-3 tablespoons of honey and 1 cardamom pod lightly crushed
  • 1 cup of water
  • ¼ cup crushed walnuts
  • Plain yoghurt of your choice
 
Method
  1. In 1/2 cup of water add the honey and cardamom pods simmer gently for 10 minutes put aside to cool
  2. Peel the citrus fruit and pull them into segments – add to the cooled honey water
  3. Soak the citrus in honey cardamom, juice mix for 1- 12 hours (overnight is best)
  4. Just before consuming
  5. Place cooked quinoa in a small pot with 1.5 litres of water and a pinch of salt, bring to a boil and then reduce to a low heat and cover
  6. Stir every few minutes for about 15 minutes until quinoa is soft and water is absorbed
  7. When quinoa is cooked
  8. Remove cardamom pod from fruit and honey mix
  9. Add the citrus and honey mix to the quinoa pot and gently mix through quinoa– taste to see if it is sweet enough (add more honey if desired)
  10. Serve warm
  11. Top with plain yoghurt of choice and crushed walnuts