Fruited Fall Quinoa

Cranberries and apricots make a sweet combo. Add some sage and thyme to give it more warm flavors, and it would make an excellent Thanksgiving entrée.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 30 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 2 cups apple juice
  • 1 cup water
  • ½ medium red onion, sliced
  • 2 ribs celery, diced
  • 2 Tbsp. canola oil
  • ½ tsp. nutmeg
  • ½ tsp. cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp. cloves
  • ½ cup dried cranberries
  • ½ cup dried apricots, chopped
  • 1 tsp. fresh minced parsley
  • ¼ tsp. salt

Directions

  • In a large pot, combine quinoa, apple juice, and water. Cover and simmer for 15 minutes or until done.
  • In a large skillet, heat onion and celery in oil, stirring frequently, until soft. Over low heat, combine onions and celery with quinoa.
  • Add remaining ingredients, tossing gently to combine. Heat for 3–4 more minutes.

Recipe Information

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 2 cups apple juice
  • 1 cup water
  • ½ medium red onion, sliced
  • 2 ribs celery, diced
  • 2 Tbsp. canola oil
  • ½ tsp. nutmeg
  • ½ tsp. cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp. cloves
  • ½ cup dried cranberries
  • ½ cup dried apricots, chopped
  • 1 tsp. fresh minced parsley
  • ¼ tsp. salt

Directions

  • In a large pot, combine quinoa, apple juice, and water. Cover and simmer for 15 minutes or until done.
  • In a large skillet, heat onion and celery in oil, stirring frequently, until soft. Over low heat, combine onions and celery with quinoa.
  • Add remaining ingredients, tossing gently to combine. Heat for 3–4 more minutes.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories400
Total Fat10g
Saturated Fat1g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium180mg
Total Carbohydrate72g
Dietary Fiber7g
Sugars38g
Protein7g