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the mother grain milk soup

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Anna B.
Xoxo, CT

This calcium-rich soup is a fabulous way to start a day. It's easy to make and gluten-free alternative to a bowl of sugary cereal. My four-year-old loves it!

(1 rating)
yield 2 -3
prep time 5 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For the mother grain milk soup

  • 4 c
    whole or low-fat milk
  • 1
    vanilla bean, split lengthwise and seeds scraped
  • 1 c
    dry quinoa elbows or shells pasta (or substitute whole wheat pasta)
  • 1/4 tsp

How To Make the mother grain milk soup

  • 1
    Combine milk and scraped vanilla seeds in a medium saucepan. Place it over medium-low heat, and bring the milk mixture to a gentle boil (little bubbles will begin to form along the edges of the pot).
  • 2
    Add the pasta and cook according to the package directions, or remove the pot from heat 1-2 minutes before recommended cooking time and let it stand for about 5 minutes, covered, in order to allow pasta finish cooking in an energy-saving way.