Garlicky Mushroom Quinoa:
Mushroom Quinoa is a flavorful recipe and easy as it sounds. A truly delicious side dish or appetizer made of garlic/butter mushrooms, fluffy quinoa tossed in simple olive oil and topped with herbs. Such a healthy vegetarian recipe to enjoy any time of the day.
- 16 oz white button mushrooms
- 1 cup quinoa
- 6 garlic cloves
- 3 tbsp butter
- 1 tbsp olive oil
- 1 tsp Italian herbs
- 1 bay leaves
- 1/3 cup white wine optional
- parsley for garnish
In a frying pan add about 3 tbsp of aromatic herb butter and fry 6 cloves of garlic until it becomes golden brown color. Add the sliced fresh button mushrooms and cook, stirring occasionally, for about 10 minutes or until tender. Season with salt, pepper, and dried herbs(if desired) to taste. To enhance its flavor even more add ⅓ cup of white wine and saute mushroom 3-4 more minutes.
Meanwhile, cook the quinoa according to package instruction.
Once the mushrooms are cooked, stir in boiled quinoa until well combined. Garnish with some fresh parsley. Serve warm!
Calories: 209kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 57mg | Potassium: 421mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 177IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 28mg | Iron: 2mg