Orange Mango Quinoa

recipe
  • Yields
    6 servings
  • Prep Time
    20 MIN
  • Cook Time
    16 MIN

Ingredients

  • 2 cups Santa Cruz Organic® Orange Mango Flavored Juice Blend
    OR 2 cups Santa Cruz Organic® Apricot Nectar Flavored Juice Blend
  • 1 cup truRoots® Organic Quinoa
  • 1/3 cup chopped dried apricots
  • 1/3 cup chopped dried mango
  • 1/3 cup dried currants
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon Santa Cruz Organic® Pure Lime Juice
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh chives
  • 1/4 cup pine nuts, toasted*

Instructions

  1. BRING juice to boil in 2-quart saucepan over medium-high heat. Stir in quinoa. Return to boil; cover. Simmer 16 to 18 minutes or until soft and translucent. Stir in apricots, mango and currants. Cool to room temperature.
  2. WHISK olive oil, lime juice, salt, cumin and cinnamon in small bowl. Pour over quinoa. Add 1 tablespoon chives and pine nuts. Stir until evenly moistened. Garnish with additional chives, as desired.
  3. *To toast pine nuts: Place in dry nonstick skillet. Cook over medium heat, shaking pan until nuts are lightly browned. Remove from pan immediately to avoid over-browning.