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Quinoa with Mushrooms and Asian Flavors
Toasted Quinoa with Mushrooms and Asian Flavors
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
25 mins
Total Time
40 mins
 

A vegan gluten free meal with mushrooms in place of the chicken - you won't even miss it! Toasted quinoa with mushrooms is currently my favorite recipe!

Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Healthy, Vegan
Servings: 4
Calories: 398 kcal
Author: Vicky
Ingredients
  • 1 cup uncooked quinoa rinsed
  • 3 garlic cloves minced
  • 1/2 tablespoon toasted sesame oil
  • 2 cups chicken or vegetable broth
  • 3.5 ounces sliced shiitake mushrooms
  • 4 ounces sliced oyster mushrooms
  • 8 ounces baby bella mushrooms sliced
  • 1-2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 6 green onions sliced
  • 2 tablespoons toasted sesame seeds
  • For the dressing:
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoon toasted sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon gluten free tamari
Instructions
  1. Heat a pot over medium heat and add 1/2 tablespoon of sesame oil. Add 3 cloves minced garlic and quinoa and stir to combine, then cook for 3-4 minutes, stirring occasionally, until quinoa is lightly toasted.
  2. Add in broth, increase heat to high, bringing to a boil, reduce heat and simmer, covered for 15 minute or until water is absorbed and quinoa is fluffy.
  3. In a separate pan heat 1/2 tablespoon olive oil over medium heat and add shiitakes. Cook for a few minutes, stirring occasionally then remove.
  4. To the pan add another 1/2 tablespoon olive oil and add oyster mushrooms, cook for a few minutes. Remove.
  5. To the pan add another 1/2 tablespoon olive oil and add baby bella mushrooms and cook for a few minutes, stirring occasionally. Add 1 clove minced garlic and continue to cook with the mushrooms 1 minute. Add all the other mushrooms to the pan to combine.
  6. Whisk dressing in separate bowl.
  7. Combine mushrooms, quinoa, dressing, and green onions. Serve sprinkled with sesame seeds.
Nutrition Facts
Toasted Quinoa with Mushrooms and Asian Flavors
Amount Per Serving
Calories 398 Calories from Fat 216
% Daily Value*
Fat 24g37%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Sodium 738mg32%
Potassium 774mg22%
Carbohydrates 38g13%
Fiber 5g21%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 10g20%
Vitamin A 445IU9%
Vitamin C 4.3mg5%
Calcium 86mg9%
Iron 3.6mg20%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.