Apple Crumble Quinoa Parfait from Closet Cooking

Apple pie parfaits with layers of apple compote, vanilla yogurt and quinoa that is topped off with a rolled oat crumble.


Servings: makes 4 servings

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Ingredients
  • 1 cup quinoa, well rinsed
  • 1 3/4 cups water
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1/4 cup rolled oats
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 walnuts, chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 4 large apples, peeled, cored and diced
  • 1 cup water or apple cider
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 cups vanilla Greek yogurt
Directions
  1. Bring the quinoa, water and cinnamon to a boil, reduce the heat and simmer, covered, until the water has been absorbed, about 15 minutes and set aside.
  2. Mix the flour, rolled oats, sugar, walnuts, cinnamon and butter, spread in a single layer over a baking pan and bake in a preheated 350F oven until lightly golden brown, about 7-10 minutes and set aside.
  3. Bring the apples, water, sugar, vanilla and cinnamon to a boil, reduce the heat and simmer until the apples are tender and the liquid is syrupy, about 7-10 minutes.
  4. Place 1/4 cup of yogurt into 4 large glasses and top with 1/4 cup quinoa and 1/4 cup of apple compote, repeat with a another set of layers an top off with a tablespoon of the crumble topping.
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