Middle Eastern Quinoa & Apricots

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Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 35 mins

This is a sweetish healthy side dish, or vegan main dish. Perfect for Thanksgiving. I use a packaged mix of the 3 grains but I suppose you can use what ever grains you like. I am going to try this with brown rice.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a pot:.
  2. Stir fry the grains in 1 Tbsp oil for 3 minutes.
  3. Add chopped apricots, raisins, spices and stir.
  4. Add 2 1/4 c hot or boiling water.
  5. Bring to boil, cover pot and simmer on a low flame for 34-45 minutess. (All the water should be absorbed).
  6. Turn off stove and let sit an additional 10 minutes.
  7. Serve hot.
  8. (my hubbie likes this cold too).
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5 5

Excellent flavors. I used the Harvest Grain mix from Trader Joe's and a mixture of currants, dried blueberries and raisins. It came out great with many requests for the recipe.