Quinoa with Mushrooms and Feta
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 8 minutes
Total Time: 13 minutes
Servings: 2 servings
Quick and healthy Quinoa with Mushrooms and Feta makes a tasty and protein-packed lunch or dinner.
- 2 cups cooked quinoa (see note)
- 8 oz fresh shiitake mushrooms
- 1 tbsp butter
- 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
- 1 tbsp thyme leaves
Wash the mushrooms, discard the stems and cut the tops into large pieces.
Melt butter in a large skillet over medium high heat, and fry the mushrooms for about 4-5 minutes, until they start to brown.
Add the quinoa, feta and thyme leaves and stir everything together. Taste for salt. (You may not need any because feta is fairly salty).
QUINOA WITH MUSHROOMS AND FETA
Quick and healthy Quinoa with Mushrooms and Feta makes a tasty and protein-packed lunch or dinner. Full recipe at: http://cooktoria.com/recipe/quinoa-with-mushrooms-and-feta/Posted by Cooktoria on Monday, May 9, 2016
Note: You'll have better results if you cook quinoa in vegetable or chicken broth. However, you may also boil it in slightly salted water. You need about 3/4 cup of uncooked quinoa in this recipe.
Calories: 566kcal | Carbohydrates: 73g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 50mg | Sodium: 1045mg | Potassium: 1041mg | Fiber: 11g | Sugar: 0.3g | Vitamin A: 500IU | Calcium: 160mg | Iron: 8.8mg