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Garlic and Mushroom Quinoa

1 cup quinoa 1 Tbsp olive oil 1 lb cremini mushrooms thinly sliced 5 cloves garlic minced 1/2 tsp dried thyme 2 Tbsp Parmesan cheese grated salt and pepper to taste
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Entree, Side Dish
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 6 servings
Author: The Chunky Chef

Ingredients

  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 lb cremini mushrooms thinly sliced
  • 5 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2 tsp dried thyme
  • 2 Tbsp Parmesan cheese grated
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Boil 2 cups of water (or vegetable or chicken stock/broth), in a large saucepan. Cook quinoa according to package instructions. Set aside when finished.
  • Heat olive oil over medium heat in a large skillet. Add mushrooms, thyme, and garlic. Cook, stirring occasionally, about 3-4 minutes, until they are tender.
  • Season with salt and pepper, stir in cooked quinoa. Serve with grated Parmesan cheese on top.

Notes

To make this a vegan dish, simply omit the Parmesan cheese, and use water to cook the quinoa.