Quinoa with Mushrooms, Kale, and Sweet Potatoes Recipe

Looking for an easy Quinoa With Mushrooms, Kale, and Sweet Potatoes recipe? Learn how to make Quinoa With Mushrooms, Kale, and Sweet Potatoes using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by carolyn_r

Makes 4 servings



Full of vitamins, minerals and fiber, this meal will keep you full through a good night's sleep.

Recipe Ingredients for Quinoa With Mushrooms, Kale, and Sweet Potatoes

1 cup quinoa
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 pound sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 3/4-inch pieces
10 ounces button mushrooms, quartered
2 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
2 cups kale, stems discarded and leaves torn into 2-inch pieces
3/4 cup dry white wine
1/4 cup grated Parmesan (1 ounce)

Recipe Directions for Quinoa With Mushrooms, Kale, and Sweet Potatoes

  1. 1. Place the quinoa and 2 cups water in a small saucepan and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, until water is absorbed, 12 to 15 minutes.

  2. 2. Meanwhile, heat the oil in a large pot over medium heat.

  3. 3. Add the sweet potatoes and mushrooms and cook, tossing occasionally, until golden and beginning to soften, 5 to 6 minutes.

  4. 4. Stir in the garlic and cook for 1 minute.

  5. 5. Add the kale, wine, teaspoon salt, and teaspoon pepper. Cook, tossing often, until the vegetables are tender, 10 to 12 minutes.

  6. 6. Serve the vegetables over the quinoa and sprinkle with the Parmesan.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 316.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
439
Calories from Fat
104
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
11.6g
18%
Saturated Fat
2.4g
12%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
6mg
2%
Sodium
128mg
5%
Potassium
1583mg
45%
Total Carbohydrates
64.9g
22%
Dietary Fiber
8.9g
36%
Sugars
2.2g
Protein
13.2g
Vitamin A 107% Vitamin C 103%
Calcium 16% Iron 21%
* 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
B+
  Good points
  • Very low in cholesterol
  • Low in sodium
  • Low in sugar
  • High in manganese
  • High in potassium
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • Contains alcohol
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