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Quinoa Hazelnut Porridge

A tasty warm breakfast for those cold mornings, that will keep you fuller for longer.

Preparation Time: 30 minutes
recipe-quinoa-hazelnut-porridgeServes: 4


  • 1 cup uncooked quinoa
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 tsp (metric) ground cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 cups skim milk
  • 1 red apple (cored and chopped, skin on)
  • 1 tbsp (metric) sultanas
  • 1/2 cups hazelnuts (roughly chopped)


  1. Place the quinoa in a saucepan with the water and cinnamon. Bring to the boil then reduce the heat and simmer for 15 minutes.
  2. Add milk, apple and sultanas, cook for another 5 minutes then stir in hazelnuts.
  3. Serve immediately.


Serve with a dollop of plain or natural yoghurt.

Please Note: This recipe is gluten free and vegetarian, and has 18g of nuts per serve (1/2 a handful).

Each serve of this recipe provides (minimum):

  • 1 serve of grain foods
  • 0.5 serve of milk/yoghurt/cheese
  • 0.5 serve of lean meat/alternative (nuts)
  • 0.25 serve of fruit

Nutrition Information

Average Quantity Per Serve
Energy 990kJ
Total sugars 12g
Protein 13g
Sodium 55g
Total fat 14g
Saturated fat 1g
Carbohydrates 45g
Fibre 7g

activeapril-nutrition-logoRecipe Source

Recipe selected by Nutrition Australia. For more delicious and healthy recipes for you and your family, visit the Nutrition Australia website.

Source: Nuts For Life

Last updated: April 18, 2017 at: 10:20 am


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