Quinoa and Chocolate Brittle
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Serves: 10
  • 1 cup honey
  • 2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 tsp instant coffee
  • a generous pinch of sea salt
  • 1 cup raw quinoa (rinsed and drained)
  • ½ cup almonds (roughly chopped)
  • ½ cup cashews (roughly chopped)
  • ½ cup mixed seeds (I used pumpkin, sunflower, flax, poppy and sesame seeds)
  • 10 oz dark chocolate
  1. Turn on the oven 350°F.
  2. Cover a flat baking pan with parchment paper.
  3. In a pan that can contain, in a second moment, all ingredients (except the chocolate) melt honey with oil and sal. Turn off the gas and add vanilla and coffee.
  4. Add quinoa, nuts and seeds and mix well.
  5. Pour the mixture onto the baking pan and bake for 20 minutes.
  6. In the meanwhile melt the chocolate in bain marie or microwave.
  7. Take the pan out of the oven and spread the chocolate over the brittle. As soon as it cools put into the refrigerator until it solidifies.
  8. Cut in squares or chunks and…
  9. Buon appetito!
Recipe by at https://www.italianchips.com/quinoa-chocolate-brittle/