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Apple Quinoa Bowl With Cinnamon Ricotta

  • Total time: 15 minutes
  • Prep time: 15 minutes
  • Servings: 4
  • Calories: 357 kcal

Try this comforting quinoa bowl to warm you up on a cold winter day. Try the recipe now!


  • 2 teaspoons unsalted butter
  • 10 ounces chopped Granny Smith apples (about 2 medium apples)
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • 1 cup part-skim ricotta cheese
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 2/3 cups quinoa (cooked)
  • 1/4 cup chopped toasted hazelnuts


  1. Heat butter in large non-stick skillet over medium-high heat.
  2. Add apples and salt; cook stirring occasionally, until apples begin to soften (about 8 to 10 minutes).
  3. Add honey and cook, stirring constantly, until apples are tender (about 1 to 2 minutes).
  4. Remove skillet from heat.
  5. Stir together ricotta and cinnamon in a small bowl.
  6. Divide quinoa evenly among 4 bowls.
  7. Top each serving with 1/4 cup ricotta mixture and 1/2 cup apples. Top evenly with hazelnuts.
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Christina Sunderman, MS, RDN, LD

Clinical Nutrition Manager