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Garlic Mushroom Quinoa

Here’s an easy side dish you’ll want to serve with every meal. The nutty quinoa melds with the earthy flavors of mushrooms and garlic to complement a host of main dishes. It’s a simple yet elegant side that will impress family and guests alike!

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Garlic Mushroom Quinoa

Garlic Mushroom Quinoa

Here’s an easy side dish you’ll want to serve with every meal. The nutty quinoa melds with the earthy flavors of mushrooms and garlic to complement a host of main dishes. It’s a simple yet elegant side that will impress family and guests alike!

  • Author: Norann Oleson
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: Serves 6
  • Category: Sides & Sauces

Ingredients

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  • 1 cup quinoa, rinsed
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 pound cremini mushrooms, thinly sliced
  • 5 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan (optional)

Instructions

  1. In a large saucepan heat 2 cups water to boiling. Add quinoa and cook about 15 minutes, until quinoa has opened and water is absorbed; set aside.
  2. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium high heat. Add mushrooms, garlic, and thyme, and cook, stirring occasionally, until tender, about 3 to 4 minutes; season with salt and pepper, to taste. Stir in quinoa until well combined.
  3. Serve immediately, garnished with Parmesan, if desired.

Have you tried this recipe? It’s so easy and even faster to make if you have leftover pre-cooked quinoa. Please tell us how it turned out for you.

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