Quinua con Manzana

Quinoa with apple

  1. Peruvian Quinua con Manzana Recipe
  2. How to Prepare Quinoa with Apple
  3. Ingredients
  4. Method
  5. Tips and tricks
  6. Additional information

Peruvian Quinua con Manzana Recipe

Do you like typical Peruvian foods? Do national agricultural products catch your attention? If it is what you are looking for, today we will teach you how to make the Quinoa Carretillera. It is a rich drink that is highly consumed in Peruvian breakfasts based on apple, pineapple and quinoa. Do not miss the steps to prepare it!

How to Prepare Quinoa with Apple

Peruvian Recipe of Quinoa with Apple
Quinoa with Apple

For the preparation of Apple Quinoa, easily accessible and inexpensive ingredients are required. It is for this reason and for its great flavor that it is not only one of the most consumed, but also one of the most recommended for mornings in Peru.

🔪 Prep Time20 minutes
🍲 Cook Time40 minutes
⏲️ Total Time1 hour
🍽️ Servings4 servings
🔥 Calories150 calories


  • 1/2 cup of quinoa
  • 2 cups of milk
  • 2 apples
  • 1 slice of pineapple
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • Cinnamon powder to taste
  • Sugar to taste
  • Water


  1. In a pot, add half a cup of quinoa and two cups of water. Let it cook and when it boils, lower the heat and cover the pot.
  2. Next, when completely dry, turn off the heat and reserve.
  3. On the other hand, wash, peel and cut the two apples into small pieces. Then, also cut the pineapple into small pieces for the preparation.
  4. Now, in a container pour the two cups of milk, cinnamon powder to taste, a teaspoon of vanilla and sugar to taste. Mix everything very well and at this point add the reserved quinoa, apples and pineapple. Serve and enjoy.
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Do you see how easy it was? We learned the recipe for Quinoa with Apple! However, it is not all yet, we have for you these two great tips that will be very helpful for your quinoa.

Tips and tricks

  • This drink is usually drunk hot, however, it can be left to cool naturally or in the refrigerator to drink or eat it while it is cold.
  • If you don't have milk, it can be replaced with water.
  • If you want to thicken the drink, you can add a little chuño or diluted cornstarch to achieve the desired thickness.

Additional information

This recipe is indigenous to Peru, This is known because it is the mixture of the apple, an international product, with quinoa. That is why it is understood that it is made in the country under the creativity and curiosity of mixing our typical and unique Quinoa with various recipes.

When we talk about quinoa, you have to know that there is talk of a hebaceous species that is more than five thousand years old. In addition, as we well know, it is a national product, only cultivated on a large scale in Peru, as it is the only place in the world that obtains it frequently since its arrival in our diet.

Also, having a recipe with apple, It is taken into account that due to this fact the drink becomes one of the most delicious and nutritious. The apple has properties that contribute a lot to the body in terms of vitamins B1, B2, B3, B6, folic acid , C, E, K. Also in minerals such as: Calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium and zinc.

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This drink is ideal for the whole family, because by the use of apple and pineapple, it is important for the digestive tract . In turn, when we talk about its use as a hot drink, we are talking about a drink that helps as a digestive for breakfasts due to its ingredients. In addition, if it is consumed cold, no nutrients are lost. However, it can be consumed as a kind of porridge.

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