Vegetable Quinoa

Vegetable Quinoa

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  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cook Time: 25 min
  • Total: 40 min
  • Serving: 4

Vegetable Quinoa is a hearty grain flavored with mushrooms, garlic and peas.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup uncooked quinoa
  • 2 medium carrots, diced
  • 2 cups white mushrooms, sliced
  • 3 garlic cloves, fnely choppped
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 3/4 cup frozen peas
  • 1/2 cup green onions, sliced
  • 1 teaspoon chicken bouillon granules dissolved in 2 cups hot water

Directions

  1. Rinse quinoa in a strainer until water runs clear. Let drain and set aside.
  2. In a large skillet, bring 1/2 cup water to a simmer over medium-high heat. Add carrots and cook about 2 minutes, Add mushrooms, garlic and ginger. Cover and cook until mushrooms are tender. Uncover and cook 3 minutes longer or until most of the liquid has evaporated.
  3. Add quinoa and stir 1 minute. Add 2 cups water with chicken bouillon to quinoa. Bring to a simmer and cover. Cook for 12 minutes or until quinoa grains are tender and liquid is absorbed.
  4. Add peas, cover and continue cooking for 5 more minutes. Transfer to a bowl and stir in green onions.

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