Mushroom Garlic Quinoa

Our Vegetarian Mushroom Garlic Quinoa recipe is the ideal way to get the best of both of worlds, tasty sauteed vegetables and tons of plant-powered energy.

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Servings SERVES 6


  • 1 bag Success® Tri-Color Quinoa
  • 1 Tbsp chicken bouillon granules
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 8 oz sliced mushrooms
  • 2 each garlic cloves, minced
  • ¼ tsp dried thyme leaves
  • coarse salt, optional
  • freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 2 Tbsps grated Parmesan cheese (optional)


  • Make this Mushroom, Garlic, and Success® Tri-Color Quinoa and enjoy a risotto-like mixture of whole grains and sautéed mushrooms, with the added touch of salty parmesan cheese, savory chicken bouillon, and earthy thyme.

    Step 1

  • Prepare quinoa according to package directions adding bouillon 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, to taste.

    Step 3

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

Mushroom, Garlic & Quinoa

Make out like a bandit with this all-in-one Mushroom, Garlic & Quinoa recipe. Aside from its tasty plant-powered energy, which comes from loads of mushrooms and our unique quinoa, this recipe is also super simple to whip up.

Made with red, black and white quinoa, our Success® Tri-Color Quinoa will give you the perfect mix of flavors and will only take about 10 minutes of cooking time. 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 mushroom you’ll use for this recipe or whether or not you’ll be able to share this tasty recipe.

Vegetarian or Vegan?

Don’t skip this recipe just for the chicken broth. 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 sub with your favorite vegan parmesan, and enjoy this recipe 100% plant-based.

If you liked this easily adaptable vegetarian alternative, save some quinoa for later and give this vegan dessert a tryNo Bake Quinoa Cookies.