Middle Eastern Quinoa & Apricots

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).


Most Helpful

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.

lardgal December 15, 2009

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