Red Quinoa Pancakes

Portions: 4

Ingredients
  • 1 cup red quinoa, cold (recipe below)
  • 1 ½ cups water
  • ¾ cup buttermilk pancake mix
  • 1/3 cup whole wheat flour
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons dried apricots, diced
  • 2 ¼ teaspoons chopped mint leaves
  • ¼ cup maple syrup
  • 2 cups strawberries, quartered
Instructions
1
Pour water into a large mixing bowl. Add pancake mix, wheat flour and cinnamon. Mix well until batter is smooth. Fold in red quinoa, apricots and chopped mint. Spray a 350°F griddle with vegetable oil pan spray. Ladle ¼ cup of batter onto griddle for each pancake. Grill for 1 to 2 minutes on each
2
Red Quinoa: In a medium pot, bring ¾ cup water to a boil. Add 1/3 cup quinoa and stir. Return to a boil. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 10 minutes or until tender and the liquid is absorbed. Let sit for 5 minutes and fluff with a fork. Cool quickly under refrigeration. Keep refrigerated until ready to use.
Nutrition Facts:
Calories
370
Carbs
78g
protein
9g
fat
4g
sat. fat
1g
sodium
370mg
fiber
6g
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