Prep Time 20 min
Cook Time 16 Min
Servings 6
Difficulty Easy


  • 2 cups Santa Cruz Organic® Orange Mango Flavored Juice Blend
  • OR 2 cups Santa Cruz Organic® Apricot Nectar Flavored Juice Blend
  • 1 cup truRoots® Organic Quinoa
  • 1/3 cup chopped dried apricots
  • 1/3 cup chopped dried mango
  • 1/3 cup dried currants
  • 1 tablespoon Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 tablespoon Santa Cruz Organic® Pure Lime Juice
  • 1/8 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/8 teaspoon Ground cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh chives plus additional for garnish
  • 1/4 cup pine nuts, toasted*


  • Step 1

    BRING juice to boil in 2-quart saucepan over medium-high heat. Stir in quinoa. Return to boil; cover. Simmer 16 to 18 minutes or until soft and translucent. Stir in apricots, mango and currants. Cool to room temperature.

  • Step 2

    *To toast pine nuts: Place in dry nonstick skillet. Cook over medium heat, shaking pan until nuts are lightly browned. Remove from pan immediately to avoid over-browning.

  • Step 3

    WHISK olive oil, lime juice, salt, cumin and cinnamon in small bowl. Pour over quinoa. Add 1 tablespoon chives and pine nuts. Stir until evenly moistened. Garnish with additional chives, as desired.

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