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Mushroom and Herb Quinoa


Description

This Mushroom and Herb Quinoa is a delicious and hearty side dish!


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Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 3 green onions (sliced)
  • 1 clove garlic (minced)
  • 1 tsp fresh oregano
  • 3/4 cup quinoa
  • 1 3/4 cups stock (chicken (beef or vegetable))
  • 1/4 cup white wine
  • fresh ground pepper (to taste)
  • 1 1/2 cups button mushrooms (cut into quarters)
  • 2 tbsp fresh parsley (chopped)
  • 1/2 cup fresh parmesan

Instructions

  1. Melt the butter in a pan, add the onions, garlic and oregano and cook for about 5 minutes.
  2. Add the quinoa and stir to coat it in the butter.
  3. Add the stock and wine, and bring it to a boil. Then reduce the heat and simmer uncovered for about 20 minutes, or until the stock is mostly absorbed.
  4. At this time, add the mushrooms and cook for about 15 more minutes, or until all the moisture has been absorbed.
  5. Right before serving, stir in the parmesan cheese and parsley.