Braised Quinoa with Mushrooms

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 288.4
  • Total Fat: 10.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 299.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 41.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.5 g
  • Protein: 8.6 g

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Number of Servings: 4


    1 c Quinoa
    2 c water
    1/4 cup vegetable broth
    pinch sea salt
    2 Tbsp olive oil
    2 shallots, minced
    1 tsp dried basil
    2 Tbsp tamari sauce
    1 cup sliced mushrooms
    1/2 tsp fennel seed
    1/4 cup fresh cilantro or basil for garnish


Place 1 cup red quinoa and 2 cups water in a 1.5 quart saucepan and bring to boil. Reduce to simmer cover and cook until all water is absorbed (about 15 minutes).
Warm a heavy bottomed skillet. Add olive oil and minced shallots, cook slowly until shallots are clear, soft, and beginning to brown. Add mushrooms, toss well, cook until mushrooms are dark in color. Add cooked quinoa, mix well. When grain is thoroughly heated and may be sticking slightly to the pan, add vegetable broth, stir, add soy sauce & stir. Cover for a few minutes. Toss in fennel & basil or cilantro

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user NVR2HEALTHY.

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  • Nutritional info can't be right - quinoa is way higher in carbs. It's 28g per 1/4c dry, so how can it me 10g per serving when you used a cup to make it? - 3/13/09

    Reply from NVR2HEALTHY (3/13/09)

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  • thanks looks good ! how much stock? it is not listed in ingredients? - 3/13/09

    Reply from NVR2HEALTHY (3/13/09)
    sorry, 1/4 cup

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