Latin Spiced Chocolate Quinoa
By :Meals in a Jar Cookbook by Pamela Ellgen
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Chocolate and quinoa? It’s not as crazy as it sounds. Both foods have ancient origins and figure prominently in regional cuisines throughout South America. Jar size: 2½ cups
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Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Difficulty Easy
Browse Category Kid-Friendly, Rice & Pastas
Duration less than 15 min
Cooking Technique Pressure Cook
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Servings
6 servings
Ingredients
Dry ingredients
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 1/2 cups quick-cooking quinoa
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • pinch cayenne pepper optional
  • 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips
For Cooking and Serving
  • 4 cups wate or unsweetened almond milk
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Difficulty Easy
Browse Category Kid-Friendly, Rice & Pastas
Duration less than 15 min
Cooking Technique Pressure Cook
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Servings
6 servings
Ingredients
Dry ingredients
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 1/2 cups quick-cooking quinoa
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • pinch cayenne pepper optional
  • 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips
For Cooking and Serving
  • 4 cups wate or unsweetened almond milk
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Instructions
Preparation:
  1. Layer the dry ingredients in the jar in the order listed.
To Cook:
  1. Place all of the jarred ingredients into the Instant Pot. Add 4 cups of water or almond milk. Stir to mix. Cover with the lid and ensure the vent is in the “sealed” position. Pressure Cook on High for 5 minutes. Allow the steam pressure to release naturally for 5 minutes, then release any remaining pressure manually.
Recipe Notes

Ingredient Tip: You can use another kind of chili powder than cayenne, but make sure it only contains ground chiles, not onion powder, cumin, or other savory ingredients.

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