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Onion and Mushroon Quinoa

Posted by on Jan. 16, 2013 at 9:35 AM
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I made this the other day and it was very good. Thought I'd share.


Onion and Mushroom Quinoa

Onion and Mushroom Quinoa

Betty Crocker's Heart Healthy Cookbook shares a recipe! This delicious quinoa and vegetables side dish recipe is easy to make and is ready in just 30 minutes.

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  • PREP TIME 10 Min
  • TOTAL TIME 30 Min
  • SERVINGS 4

 

1 teaspoon canola or soybean oil
1 cup uncooked quinoa
1 small onion, cut into fourths and sliced
1 medium carrot, shredded (2/3 cup)
1 small green bell pepper, chopped (1/2 cup)
1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms (about 2 1/2 ounces)
1 teaspoon chopped fresh or 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 can (14 ounces) fat-free vegetable broth

  •  Heat oil in 2-quart saucepan over medium heat. Cook quinoa and onion in oil 4 to 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until light brown.
  •  Stir in remaining ingredients. Heat to boiling; reduce heat to low. Cover and simmer about 15 minutes or until liquid is absorbed. Fluff with fork.
by on Jan. 16, 2013 at 9:35 AM
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cadeesmommy0120
by Member on Jan. 17, 2013 at 9:35 AM

 Definitely trying this!

goddess99
by Michelle on Jan. 17, 2013 at 9:38 AM

Good! =) I hope you like it!!

Quoting cadeesmommy0120:

 Definitely trying this!


cadeesmommy0120
by Member on Jan. 17, 2013 at 9:42 AM

 I bought a box a couple months ago and just haven't gotten around to trying it yet...I'm in a culinary rut I guess!

Quoting goddess99:

Good! =) I hope you like it!!

Quoting cadeesmommy0120:

 Definitely trying this!


 

goddess99
by Michelle on Jan. 17, 2013 at 10:06 AM

You'll have to let me know if you like it.

Quoting cadeesmommy0120:

 I bought a box a couple months ago and just haven't gotten around to trying it yet...I'm in a culinary rut I guess!

Quoting goddess99:

Good! =) I hope you like it!!

Quoting cadeesmommy0120:

 Definitely trying this!


 


periwinkle163
by on Jan. 17, 2013 at 11:41 AM

 I've never tried that but have been meaning to.

goddess99
by Michelle on Jan. 17, 2013 at 11:51 AM

It's easy, similar to rice.

Quoting periwinkle163:

 I've never tried that but have been meaning to.


mylilprincesses
by Paula on Jan. 17, 2013 at 11:52 AM
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 sounds yummy!

lulu0829
by on Feb. 15, 2013 at 11:52 AM

I've never made quinoa before and really want to so this will be my first "quinoa recipe." Sounds really good. Thx


goddess99
by Michelle on Feb. 15, 2013 at 12:22 PM

I hope you like it =)

Quoting lulu0829:

I've never made quinoa before and really want to so this will be my first "quinoa recipe." Sounds really good. Thx



AnonyMOUSE715
by on Feb. 15, 2013 at 4:03 PM
What's a quinoa?
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