Mushroom Garlic Quinoa

Our Mushroom Garlic Quinoa is the ideal way to get the best of two worlds — tasty sautéed vegetables and tons of plant-powered energy.

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Cooking time
PREP TIME 10 mins
Cooking time
COOK TIME 5 mins
Servings
SERVES 2-4
Ready in
TOTAL TIME 15 mins

Ingredients

  • 1 bag Success® Tri-Color Quinoa
  • 1 tbsp chicken bouillon granules
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 cup (8 oz) sliced mushrooms
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 tsp dried thyme leaves
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 2 tbsp grated Parmesan cheese (optional)

Instructions

  • Make this Mushroom Garlic Quinoa tonight! Your family will love this risotto-like mixture of whole grains and sautéed mushrooms, finished with a touch of salty Parmesan cheese and earthy thyme.

    Step 1

  • Prepare quinoa according to package directions adding bouillon granules to water. Set aside.

    Step 2

  • Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat; add mushrooms, garlic and thyme. Cook, stirring occasionally, until tender, about 4 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.

    Step 3

  • Stir in quinoa until well blended. Serve immediately, sprinkled with Parmesan, if using.

Mushroom, Garlic & Quinoa

You’ll love this easy, delicious, all-in-one Mushroom Garlic Quinoa recipe. Aside from the boost of tasty plant-powered energy it provides, from loads of mushrooms and our unique, tri-color quinoa, this recipe is also super simple to whip up.

Made with red, black and white quinoa, our Success® Tri-Color Quinoa gives you a perfect mix of flavors and only takes about 10 minutes to cook. Choose to make it in the microwave or on the stove and take it from there.

Once your quinoa is prepped, you’re just a few steps away from finishing off this masterpiece. Heat up some olive oil, add garlic, thyme and mushrooms, cook down this mixture, then add the pre-cooked quinoa and you’re set! With this worry-free quinoa, you can spend your time on more important issues, like which type of mushroom you’ll use for this recipe or whether or not you want to share!

Vegetarian or Vegan?

If you’re vegetarian, don’t skip this recipe because it calls for chicken bouillon granules. You can substitute vegetable broth and make this recipe to fit your vegetarian preferences.

For the vegans out there, skip out on the cheese, or simply use your favorite vegan Parmesan, and enjoy a 100% plant-based version of this recipe.

If you liked this easily-adaptable vegetarian alternative, save some quinoa for later and try our vegan No Bake Peanut Butter Quinoa Cookies, as well!