Quinoa, Mushrooms and Peas with Miso Recipe

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Submitted by markgugs

Makes 6 servings



Miso adds savory depth of flavor to this recipe, an excellent side dish for any time of year.

Recipe Ingredients for Quinoa, Mushrooms and Peas with Miso

1 cup dry Quinoa
2 medium Carrots
2 serving Mushrooms White Sliced
3 clove Garlic
0.5 tsp Ginger, Ground
0.5 cup, chopped Onions, Spring Or Scallions
0.75 cup Peas, Green
4 tsp Vegetarian Organic Mellow White Miso Soybean Paste
2.5 cup (8 fl oz) Water

Recipe Directions for Quinoa, Mushrooms and Peas with Miso

  1. Place quinoa in fine-mesh strainer and rinse under cold water until water runs clear. Drain quinoa and set aside.

  2. In a large skillet, bring 1/2 cup water to a simmer over medium-high heat.

  3. Add carrots and cook about 2 minutes.

  4. Add mushrooms, garlic and ginger. Cover and cook until mushrooms are tender and have released their liquid.

  5. Uncover and cook 2 to 3 minutes longer or until most liquid has evaporated.

  6. Add quinoa and stir 1 minute.

  7. Whisk miso into 2 cups water and add to quinoa. Bring to a simmer, then cover and continue simmering until quinoa is almost tender, about 12 minutes.

  8. Add peas, cover and continue cooking until quinoa grains are tender and liquid is absorbed, about 5 minutes more.

  9. Transfer to a bowl and stir in green onions. Serve immediately.

Categories

Rice, Side Dish, Simmer

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 214.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
162
Calories from Fat
23
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
2.5g
4%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Sodium
160mg
7%
Potassium
119mg
3%
Total Carbohydrates
27.7g
9%
Dietary Fiber
9.6g
38%
Sugars
2.8g
Protein
7.2g
Vitamin A 81% Vitamin C 9%
Calcium 4% Iron 14%
* 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
82% confidence
B+
  Good points
  • No saturated fat
  • Very high in dietary fiber
  • Very high in vitamin A
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