This slow-cooker porridge recipe features quinoa. Quinoa is a gluten-free pseudocereal (it's a seed!) that is a nutritional powerhouse and a complete protein. It contains a wide array of vitamins and minerals, including phosphorus, manganese, zinc and iron, many of which Americans don't get enough of.

EatingWell Magazine, June 2021

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Credit: Ted & Chelsea Cavanaugh

Recipe Summary test

active:
5 mins
total:
8 hrs 5 mins
Servings:
8
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Combine oat milk (or other nondairy milk or water), quinoa and salt in a 5- or 6-quart slow cooker. Cover and cook on Low until tender and creamy, about 8 hours.

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Equipment

5- or 6-quart slow cooker

Tip

Use any plant-based milk or water in this recipe, but skip dairy; it will curdle.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup
256 calories; fat 4g; sodium 267mg; carbohydrates 45g; dietary fiber 5g; protein 10g; sugars 6g; niacin equivalents 1mg; vitamin a iu 6IU; potassium 334mg.
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