Banana Quinoa “Rice” Pudding

Banana Quinoa “Rice” Pudding Quinoa is a complete protein that’s also high in fiber. Banana ‘rice’ pudding makes an excellent snack or meal for a toddler, and a delicious dessert for an adult.


Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

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Time Details

    PREP : 5 mins

    COOK : 25 mins

    TOTAL : 30 mins

    SERVING : 6

    YIELD : 6 servings

  • Rinse quinoa in a paper towel-lined colander until water is no longer milky. Transfer quinoa to a saucepan, add 1 1/2 cups water and soak for 30 minutes.

  • Bring quinoa and water to a boil, reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer until water is absorbed, about 15 minutes.

  • Blend bananas, whole milk, coconut milk, 3 tablespoons honey, butter, 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon, and salt together in a blender until smooth.

  • Stir milk mixture into quinoa, raise heat to medium; cook and stir constantly until pudding becomes thick, about 10 minutes.

  • Transfer pudding to serving dish and refrigerate until cold, about 1 hour. Drizzle 1 tablespoon honey over pudding; sprinkle with 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon.

Per Serving: 278 calories; protein 5.6g; carbohydrates 38.7g; fat 12.7g; cholesterol 9.2mg; sodium 135.6mg. Soaking the quinoa for 30 minutes will help soften the outer shell.