Quinoa rice pudding

Creamy quinoa ‘rice’ pudding

Up your dessert game with this different take on traditional rice pudding.

By , 05 April 2016
Creamy quinoa ‘rice’ pudding
  • Ready in: 120 mins
  • Serves: 4
  • Price: £1.20 per serving

Delicious in a salad or side, there’s so much more to this versatile grain – we’ve given it a starring role in a trio of deliciously different dishes.

Nutritional Info
Each 286g serving contains
  • Cals 323
    16%
  • Fat 16.9
    24%
  • Sat Fat 10.0
    50%
  • Sugar 19.7
    22%
  • Salt 0.29
    5%
of your reference intake.
Typical energy values per 100g: 473kJ/113kcal.
Ingredients
  • 150g quinoa
  • 800ml semi skimmed milk
  • 400g can reduced-fat coconut milk
  • 1⁄2tsp vanilla extract
  • 50g light brown sugar
  • 15g butter
  • 100g blueberries
  • 2tbsp chopped pistachios
Method
  • Preheat oven to 150C/130C Fan/Gas 2. Grease an ovenproof dish with a little butter and add 150g quinoa, rinsed, plus 800ml semi skimmed milk, a 400g can reduced-fat coconut milk, 1⁄2tsp vanilla extract and 50g light brown sugar. Stir gently to mix. Dot the top with 15g butter and bake, uncovered, for 1 hr 30 mins.

  • Sprinkle with 100g blueberries then bake for another 30 mins, or until the top is golden and the blueberries burst.

  • Garnish with 2tbsp chopped pistachios, then serve.