Maple Oatmeal with Quinoa

 Source: Maple Oatmeal with Quinoa, SaskFlax.com

Source: Maple Oatmeal with Quinoa, SaskFlax.com

Quinoa is an ancient grain, tiny and bead-shaped, ivory-coloured, delicately flavoured. It is found in health food stores and some grocery stores.

Ingredients

  • 3 cups (750 mL) water
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) salt
  • 1 cup (250 mL) large flake rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) quinoa
  • 1/3 cup (75 mL) raisins
  • 2 Tbsp (25 mL) pure maple syrup
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) chopped walnuts or sliced natural almonds
  • 2 Tbsp (30 mL) whole flaxseed
  • 2 Tbsp (30 mL) ground flaxseed

Instructions

  1. In a medium saucepan, bring water to a rolling boil and add salt.
  2. Stir in oats, quinoa, raisins, maple syrup and cinnamon.  Cook until water is absorbed and porridge is thick, about 18 minutes. Stir in walnuts, whole and ground flaxseed.
  3. Cover, remove from heat and let stand 2 minutes.
  4. Serve with warm milk and drizzle with extra maple syrup if desired.

Cooks note:  Quinoa is an ancient grain, tiny and bead-shaped, ivory-coloured, delicately flavoured.  It is found in health food stores and some grocery stores.

 

Nutritional Analysis

 
 

YIELD: 5 servings.

SERVING SIZE: 3/4 cup (175 mL).  Each serving contains 2 tsp (10 mL) of flax.

Per Serving
Calories 262
Total Fat 9 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Carbohydrates 42 g
Fiber 6 g
Sugars g
Protein 9 g
Sodium 245 mg
Potassium 381 mg