Rating: 3.93 stars
123 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 46
  • 4 star values: 42
  • 3 star values: 20
  • 2 star values: 11
  • 1 star values: 4

A quinoa version of rice pudding for those who want to find new ways to use this supergrain.

Recipe Summary test

prep:
5 mins
cook:
30 mins
total:
35 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 servings
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Ingredients

4
Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Rinse and drain the quinoa. Bring water and quinoa to a boil in a saucepan over high heat, stirring occasionally. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer for 15 minutes. Remove from the heat.

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  • Blend together the milk, bananas, sugar, and salt in the bowl of a blender or food processor until smooth. Pour the milk mixture into the saucepan with the quinoa.

  • Place the pan over medium heat. Cook and stir until the mixture becomes thick and creamy, 5 to 10 minutes. Remove from the heat. Stir in the butter and vanilla and serve warm.

Nutrition Facts

269 calories; protein 9.2g; carbohydrates 46g; fat 6g; cholesterol 13.6mg; sodium 65.1mg. Full Nutrition
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Reviews (91)

Most helpful positive review

Rating: 5 stars
07/09/2009
I really enjoyed this! I modified it by using vanilla almond milk so I did not add any more vanilla or sugar. About half way through I added dried cranberries and chopped walnuts. A fabulous and healthy desert! Read More
(116)

Most helpful critical review

Rating: 3 stars
12/15/2010
We found that we had to put a lot of coconut on this pudding to make it taste good. Read More
(7)
123 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 46
  • 4 star values: 42
  • 3 star values: 20
  • 2 star values: 11
  • 1 star values: 4
Rating: 5 stars
07/09/2009
I really enjoyed this! I modified it by using vanilla almond milk so I did not add any more vanilla or sugar. About half way through I added dried cranberries and chopped walnuts. A fabulous and healthy desert! Read More
(116)
Rating: 5 stars
05/12/2008
Yummy quinoa. A few changes: I used fat-free half-and-half in place of whole milk substituted orange juice for 2 of the cups of water added shredded coconut and raisins and used a bit more butter. Since the butter was salted I didn't add more salt. In place of refined white sugar I used a drop of real maple syrup. Next time I'll skip the maple syrup because the bananas and orange juice definitely made it sweet enough. Read More
(88)
Rating: 4 stars
10/15/2007
Use a big pot when making this I made a half recipe and it foamed up tremendously. It's kind of like a light and airy tapioca. The riper the banana I think the less the sweetener you need. I had to add honey to mine because the banana wasn't overripe. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
07/13/2009
This is a great Quinoa receipe. I make it for breakfast and I feel full until late in the afternoon. I used skim milk and honey. Thanks for sharing! Read More
(43)
Rating: 5 stars
02/26/2008
I had some quinoa that didn't know how to prepare, then found this recipe and tryed it, it turnd out to be yummy. However I introduced some changes, as I don't like bananas that much, used some powdered soy milk that added to the whole milk to give it the thickness, and also added an egg yolk 3 minuts before ending the cookin process, as well as some raisins. It was great. I prefferred to serve it cool. I'll try to post a picture, so you can see the results. Read More
(35)
Rating: 5 stars
07/16/2008
Easy to make! I subbed soy milk for cow's milk and honey for the sugar because of family preferences. This pudding was more like more like tapioca than rice pudding. Next time I'll try using a different fruit maybe fruit cocktail. Read More
(26)
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Rating: 5 stars
03/07/2011
I had never tried Quinoa and had only recently heard of it. This was my first try at it. I loved this recipe. The only changes I made were 1% milk no salt added and sugar in the raw instead of white sugar. Yummy!!! Read More
(26)
Rating: 4 stars
06/13/2008
This was really good and wonderful to make for my 3 year old who LOVES Quinoa. It didn't thicken after cooking for about 15 minutes after adding the bananas milk and honey (instead of sugar) so I stirred 1/2 the mixture into a bowl with a 2 beaten eggs then returned it to a boil for a couple minutes. Read More
(25)
Rating: 4 stars
09/28/2010
This was a good way to use quinoa. I added cinnamon cloves and nutmeg to add some more flavour. I also made it with skim milk and honey and halved the butter to make it a little more healthy. Read More
(25)
Rating: 3 stars
12/15/2010
We found that we had to put a lot of coconut on this pudding to make it taste good. Read More
(7)