quinoa granola in small bowl
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Quinoa Granola

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Made with red quinoa, this Quinoa Granola is super crunchy and filled with cherries and almonds!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time50 mins
Servings: 8 cups
Calories: 548kcal

Ingredients

  • 5 cups 425g old-fashioned oats
  • ¾ cup 140g quinoa, rinsed and drained
  • 1 cup 85g raw sliced almonds
  • ¼ cup 25g flaxseed
  • ½ tsp. cinnamon
  • ½ tsp. Kosher salt
  • 3 tbsp. coconut oil or olive oil
  • ½ cup pure maple syrup
  • 2 tbsp. honey
  • 2 tsp. almond extract
  • ½ tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 cup 120g dried cherries

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 300 degrees F.
  • In a large bowl, combine oats, quinoa, almonds, flaxseed, cinnamon, and salt. Stir to mix well.
  • Place coconut oil in a heat-safe liquid measuring cup or bowl. Heat in the microwave until melted, about 30 seconds. Whisk in maple syrup, honey, almond extract, and vanilla. Pour over oat mixture and stir until everything is evenly coated.
  • Spread granola in an even layer on a rimmed baking sheet. Bake, stirring every 10-15 minutes, until granola is lightly browned, 40-45 minutes total.
  • Let granola cool completely on baking sheet. Mix in dried cherries. Store in an airtight container at room temperature or in the refrigerator for up to two weeks.

Nutrition

Serving: 1cup | Calories: 548kcal | Carbohydrates: 78g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Sodium: 130mg | Potassium: 487mg | Fiber: 11g | Sugar: 24g | Vitamin A: 538IU | Calcium: 133mg | Iron: 4mg
Nutrition information is only an estimate.
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