Mushroom Quinoa Recipe

Looking for an easy Mushroom Quinoa recipe? Learn how to make Mushroom Quinoa using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by paulala21

Makes 6 servings



Delicious, hearty quinoa is not a grain but a seed yet very like couscous and extremely good for you. This is an awesome mushroom pilaf-like dish.

Recipe Ingredients for Mushroom Quinoa

1 1/2 cups quinoa
8 shitake mushrooms
1/2 cup yellow onion
4 oz dried mushrooms
1 tbsp butter
3 tbsp Olive oil
3 cups low-sodium chicken broth

Recipe Directions for Mushroom Quinoa

  1. Rinse dried mushrooms with warm water, then soak for 10 minutes in hot chicken broth. Set aside.

  2. Dice onions and shitake mushrooms. Saute in butter and olive oil until onions are soft and mushrooms are a little golden.

  3. Add quinoa to the onions and shitakes, stir to combine.

  4. Add broth with soaked mushrooms.

  5. Bring to a boil. Turn down heat, cover and simmer approx. 30 minutes, should have consistency of cooked couscous or rice.

Categories

Side Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 296.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
300
Calories from Fat
103
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
11.5g
18%
Saturated Fat
2.5g
13%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
5mg
2%
Sodium
283mg
12%
Potassium
426mg
12%
Total Carbohydrates
42.5g
14%
Dietary Fiber
5.4g
22%
Sugars
4.2g
Protein
9.2g
Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 2%
Calcium 3% Iron 15%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A-
  Good points
  • Very low in cholesterol
  • High in manganese
  • High in pantothenic acid
  • High in selenium
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