Rating: 4 stars
146 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 72
  • 4 star values: 44
  • 3 star values: 22
  • 2 star values: 6
  • 1 star values: 2

Quinoa is a healthy grain that can be substituted in most recipes for rice or couscous. I recently experimented with quinoa and made this dish which my husband and I both love. This easy-to-make and tasty side dish is similar to a pilaf.

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Ingredients

6
Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Heat the oil in a skillet over medium heat. Cook and stir the mushrooms, onion, and garlic in the hot oil until browned, about 5 minutes; set aside.

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  • Melt the butter in a pot over medium-high heat. Add the quinoa to the melted butter and let it brown, about 3 minutes. Pour the chicken broth over the quinoa; bring to a boil. Cover and reduce heat to low; simmer 10 minutes. Stir in the sauteed mushroom mixture and cook another 2 minutes. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese to serve.

Nutrition Facts

234 calories; protein 9.5g; carbohydrates 30.6g; fat 8.5g; cholesterol 10mg; sodium 103.4mg. Full Nutrition
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