TURKEY WITH QUINOA, CARAMELIZED APPLE, AND CRANBERRY STUFFING

DINDON ENTIER FARCI DE QUINOA POMMES CARAMELISEES ET CANNEBERGES

In collaboration with
Hubert Cormier, Nutritionniste

6 and more Portions
15 min Prepping
2h Cooking
Recipe Easy

Ingredients

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  • 1 cup (250 ml) quinoa, uncooked
  • 2 cups (500 ml) water
  • ½ cup (125 ml) dried cranberries
  • 1 tsp. (10 ml) olive oil
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp. (30 ml) Provence herbs
  • 1 tbsp. (15 ml) dried thyme
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 apple, thinly sliced
  • 2 tbsp. (30 ml) maple syrup
  • 2 tsp. (10 ml) unsalted butter

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).
  2. Place quinoa in a sieve and rinse, then transfer to a saucepan.
  3. Add water and cranberries and cook 15 to 20 minutes until quinoa is well cooked.
  4. Meanwhile, sauté onion in olive oil until tender, then add herbs and spices. Set aside.
  5. In the same skillet, caramelize apple slices in butter and maple syrup for a few minutes.
  6. Once the quinoa is cooked, add onions and apples to mixture. Combine all ingredients thoroughly.
  7. Taste and adjust seasoning as needed.
  8. Stuff turkey and bake for 3½ to 4 hours.