Gluten Free Recipes
If you cannot eat oats, this Quinoa and Porridge is a delicious alternative to classical porridge. This recipe is gluten and dairy free.
1/2 cup quinoa flakes
1/2 cuprolled brown rice flakes
2 tablespoons sultanas
2 tablespoons currants
1 tablespoon linseeds (flax seeds)
Brown sugar, to serve
Soy or rice milk, to serve
Combine quinoa, rice flakes, sultanas, currants, linseeds and 2 cups (16 fluid oz) water in a medium saucepan. Bring to the boil over medium heat. Reduce heat to low and cook, covered, stirring often, for 3 minutes or until mixture reaches a porridge consistency.
Spoon into serving bowls and sprinkle with a little brown sugar. Serve with the milk.
Porridge is best made close to serving.
Quinoa is a nutrition treasure. It's protein content supplies all nine essential amino acids. Health protective compounds like polyphenols, phytosterols and flavonoids have also been found in quinoa. Quinoa is such a near perfect food, it's being considered as a crop for NASA's controlled Ecological Life Support System for long-duration manned spaceflights.
Recipe makes 2 servings