Quinoa with Mushrooms and Peas


Quinoa with Mushrooms and Peas

Makes 4 servings

1 cup quinoa, rinsed well and drained

Sea salt

Extra virgin olive oil

1 yellow onion, diced

2 cloves garlic, minced

8 ounces cremini mushrooms, sliced

1 cup English peas, fresh or frozen

½ cup chopped parsley leaves

Ground black pepper

1. In a small pot, combine quinoa, ¼ teaspoon salt, and 1 ¾ cup water. Bring to a boil, reduce to a simmer, and cook for 15 minutes.

2. Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a sauté pan. Cook onions, along with a pinch of salt, until translucent. Then add the garlic and cremini mushrooms, along with another pinch of salt, until mushrooms are soft, about 3 minutes. Add the peas and sauté until tender, another 1-2 minutes.

3. Gently stir mushrooms and peas, along with the chopped parsley, into the cooked quinoa. Season with salt and pepper to taste



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