Food

Recipe: Poached Pear Quinoa Porridge

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Makes 4 serves
(per 1 serving) APPROX 380 cals / 5 protein / 64 carbs / 14 fat

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Ingredients (poached pear)

  • 2 bosc pears

  • 4 cups cool water

  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg

  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon

  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

  • 2g (2 sachets) stevia

Ingredients (quinoa porridge)

  • 1 cup quinoa

  • 4 cups light coconut milk

  • 2 tbsp maple syrup

  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

  • 1/4 cup raisins

  • 1 tsp cinnamon

Method

  1. You will need 2 saucepans, saucepan 1 = pear saucepan, saucepan 2 = quinoa saucepan.

  2. Place 4 cups of cool water, vanilla, nutmeg, and cinnamon into pear saucepan and bring to the boil

  3. Peel 2 bosc pears, place into the pear saucepan and turn the water down, allow these to simmer for approximately 30 mins (check on them regularly to make sure they are cooking evenly).

  4. Rinse and drain your quinoa

  5. In saucepan 2 place all quinoa porridge ingredients, bring to the boil, and then turn down the temperature to let quinoa mixture simmer (with lid off) for 25-30 mins, stirring every 3-5 mins.

  6. The quinoa mixture will thicken

  7. Check pears are soft and remove from the liquid, slice in half

  8. Remove quinoa from the heat and serve