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Original Recipe from Quinta Quinoa
Chocolate Quinta Quinoa Granola
- 2 cups quick or old fashioned rolled oats
- 1 cup Quinta Quinoa, uncooked
- 1/4 cup cocoa or cacao powder
- 1/4 cup flax seed, ground (optional)
- 1 cup dark or semi-sweet chocolate chips
- 1 tsp salt
- 1 egg large
- 3/4 cup maple syrup
- 1/4 cup oil (of your choice)
- 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
Preheat oven to 325 degrees F and line a large baking sheet with parchment paper.
In a medium mixing bowl, add oats, Quinta Quinoa, cacao powder, flax seed, chocolate chips, salt and mix.
In a small bowl, whisk the egg and add maple syrup, oil and vanilla extract. Stir to combine and pour into a bowl with dry ingredients. Mix thoroughly and spread in an even layer on prepared baking sheet.
Bake on a third rack from the bottom for 30 minutes. Remove from the oven and let cool for an hour. After break into pieces and enjoy with Greek yogurt, as a cereal or as a snack.
Store in a glass jar in a cool dry place, for up to a month.