Apple Crumble Quinoa Parfait

Eileen Hineline


Found this recipe and picture on the website - ClosetCooking - Cooking in a closet sized kitchen.
This recipe, Apple pie parfaits with layers of apple compote, vanilla yogurt and quinoa that is topped off with a rolled oat crumble is delicious and healthy for you.
I love Quinoa and this is a great way to use it.

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20 Min


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1 cup quinoa, well rinsed
1 3/4 cups water
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 cup flour
1/4 cup rolled oats
1/4 cup brown sugar
1/4 walnuts, chopped
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
2 tablespoons butter, melted
4 large apples, peeled, cored and diced
1 cup water or apple cider
2 tablespoons sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
2 cups vanilla greek yogurt

Directions Step-By-Step

Bring the quinoa, water and cinnamon to a boil, reduce the heat and simmer, covered, until the water has been absorbed, about 15 minutes and set aside.
Mix the flour, rolled oats, sugar, walnuts, cinnamon and butter, spread in a single layer over a baking pan and bake in a preheated 350F/180C oven until lightly golden brown, about 7-10 minutes and set aside.
Bring the apples, water, sugar, vanilla and cinnamon to a boil, reduce the heat and simmer until the apples are tender and the liquid is syrupy, about 7-10 minutes.
Place 1/4 cup of yogurt into 4 large glasses and top with 1/4 cup quinoa and 1/4 cup of apple compote, repeat with a another set of layers an top off with a tablespoon of the crumble topping.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy