Hot Cinnamon Rice and Quinoa with Breakfast Fruit Salad Pressure Cooker Recipe

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Hot Cinnamon Rice And Quinoa With Breakfast Fruit Salad Pressure Cooker Recipe


SERVES 4 – Cooker: 5- to 7-quart – Time: 12 minutes at HIGH pressure

  • 2 cups sweet brown rice
  • 1 cup red quinoa, rinsed in a fine mesh strainer
  • ½ to 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon, to taste
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 5½ cups water
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • ¼ cup honey or maple syrup, plus extra for serving
  • almond milk, dairy milk, half-and-half, or rice milk, for serving.


  • 1 cup fresh blueberries
  • 1 cup fresh strawberries
  • ½ cup fresh raspberries
  • ½ cup fresh blackberries
  • 1 ripe plum, pitted and chopped, or 1 small tangerine, peeled and sections cut in half
  • 1 kiwi fruit, peeled, sliced, and slices cut into fourths
  • 1 small banana (optional), sliced


  1. In a 5- to 7-quart pressure cooker, combine the rice, quinoa, cinnamon, salt, and water
  2. Stir
  3. Close and lock the lid
  4. Place a heat diffuser on the burner and the pressure cooker on the diffuser
  5. Set the burner heat to high
  6. When the cooker reaches HIGH pressure, reduce the burner heat as low as you can and still maintain HIGH pressure
  7. Set a timer to cook for 12 minutes at HIGH pressure
  8. Remove the pot from the heat
  9. Open the cooker with the Natural Release method; let stand for 15 minutes
  10. At time, if the pressure is not all released, open the valve
  11. The rice should be creamy and the quinoa melted into it, turning light brown and slightly transparent, its curly string-like germ separated from the circular part
  12. Stir in the butter and honey
  13. Prepare the fruit salad while waiting for the grains
  14. Rinse the berries and let drain in a small colander
  15. Hull the strawberries and cut in half or quarters
  16. Place the berries in a medium bowl
  17. Add the plum, tangerine, and kiwi
  18. Toss to mix
  19. Stir the cereal well and scoop into serving bowls
  20. Serve with a few splashes of the milk of your choice and top with plenty of the fruit salad
  21. Drizzle the top with more honey or maple syrup if you want the fruit sweeter

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