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Make Healthy and Easy Quinoa Pumpkin Braised at Home | Recipe and Cooking Steps

Want to eat healthy?

Quinoa braised pumpkin is a must try!

Known as a "superfood", quinoa has high nutritional value and can be cooked with different ingredients and eaten in various ways. Quinoa is not a staple food in the strict sense, we call it a false staple food. Quinoa is rich in protein, B vitamins and fiber, making it feel full. Pumpkin is low in calories and has a low glycemic index. It is one of the root vegetables recommended for hormone stabilization.

The recipes and methods of Thermomix are as follows, start making them quickly!


  • 20 g dried cranberries 15 grams

  • olive oil 5 grams

  • white wine vinegar 2 grams

  • sea ​​salt (about ½ teaspoon)

  • 100 g tri-color quinoa, soaked in water for 2 hours in advance and drained

  • 600 g water

  • 1 mini pumpkin, Beibei pumpkin, about 350 grams

Nutritional value

Per 1 serving

  • Calories: 1318 kJ / 315 kcal

  • Protein: 8.6 g

  • Carbohydrates: 50.1 g

  • Fat: 9.9 g

  • Saturated Fat: 1.4 g

  • Fibre: 5 g

  • Sodium: 201 mg


  1. Place a bowl on top of the mixing bowl lid, weigh out the dried cranberries, olive oil, white wine vinegar and sea salt into the bowl, mix into the sauce and set aside. Line the steamer tray with baking paper, place the quinoa, cover the steamer tray and set aside.

  2. Place water in mixing bowl, place simmering basket, place mini pumpkins in simmering basket, set Varoma in position, steam 30 min/Varoma/speed 1.

  3. Remove the steamer set, take out the mini pumpkins from the simmering basket, remove the skin and seeds, cut the pumpkin flesh into cubes, add the quinoa and pumpkin into the sauce, mix well, and serve.

Useful Items

  • baking paper

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