Cardamom Quinoa Porridge
This breakfast porridge blends quinoa, almond milk, vanilla, and cardamom.
- Servings: 2
Photography: Bryan Gardner
Source: Whole Living, January/February 2013
- 1/2 cup rinsed quinoa
- 1 3/4 cups unsweetened almond milk, divided
- 1/2 cup water
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1/4 teaspoon coarse salt
- 1/4 teaspoon ground cardamom
- 1 sliced pear, divided
- 4 tablespoons toasted sliced almonds, divided
In a saucepan, bring quinoa, 3/4 cup almond milk, water, vanilla, salt, and cardamom to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, until liquid is absorbed, 15 minutes.
Remove from heat and let rest 5 minutes, then fluff with a fork.
For each serving, top 1/2 cup quinoa with 1/2 cup almond milk, 1/2 sliced pear, and 2 tablespoons almonds.