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One Pot Garlic Mushroom Quinoa - An easy, healthy quinoa dish you will love to make again and again. | #quinoa #glutenfree #onepot #healthyside
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One Pot Garlic Mushroom Quinoa

Incredibly healthy, super easy, one pot dish that you can make in less than 30 minutes. Perfect to serve as a side or light meal.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Lunch / Dinner, Side Dish
Cuisine: American Inspired
Servings: 4
Calories: 199kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 cup whole grain quinoa raw
  • 12 oz white mushrooms sliced
  • 2-3 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 ¾ cup vegetable broth or chicken broth
  • ½ tablespoon cooking oil
  • ¼ cup chopped cilantro
  • salt and pepper

Instructions

  • Heat oil in a medium pot.
  • Add garlic and saute until fragrant.
  • Add sliced mushrooms and cook on medium to high heat for about 5-6 min or until all the water from the mushrooms evaporate.
  • Then add quinoa and stir for couple of minutes.
  • Add broth and bring mixture to a boil.
  • Season with salt and pepper and simmer on low heat for 15-18 minutes.
  • Once quinoa is cooked add chopped cilantro. Serve warm

Notes

  1. Cooking mushrooms together with garlic develop really good flavors. Also, a little bit of browning of the mushrooms give a very delicious and unique taste to the quinoa.
Smart Points: 6

Nutrition

Calories: 199kcal