Roasted Mushrooms with Herbed Quinoa Recipe

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Erik January 28, 2021

How To Make Roasted Mushrooms with Herbed Quinoa

These roasted mushrooms have a combination of earthy and smoky flavors. It’s made with quinoa for a filling meal that is healthy and light at the same time.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 25 minutes
Total: 40 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

For Roasted Mushrooms:

  • 16ozbaby bella mushrooms
  • 1tbspextra virgin olive oil,such as Simply Nature Organic
  • ¼tspsalt

For Herbed Quinoa:

  • 1cupquinoa,rinsed in a fine-mesh colander, such as Simply Nature Organic
  • 2cupswater
  • ½cupparmesan cheese,grated, such as Priano
  • ¼cupfresh flat-leaf parsley,divided, chopped
  • ¼cupgreen onions,green parts only, thinly sliced
  • 1clovegarlic,pressed or minced
  • ¼tspsalt
  • 1tbspextra virgin olive oil,plus more for drizzling on top, such as Simply Nature Organic
  • 3tsplemon juice,to taste
  • freshly ground black pepper,to taste
  • 2tbsppepitas,toasted

Instructions

Roasted Mushrooms:

  1. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F. Line a large rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper for easy cleanup.

  2. Quarter the large mushrooms, halve the medium mushrooms, leave small mushrooms whole, and place them all onto the prepared baking sheet.

  3. Drizzle the olive oil over them and sprinkle the salt on top. Toss until the mushrooms are evenly coated in oil.

  4. Roast for about 15 to 18 minutes, until the mushrooms are tender and somewhat condensed in size tossing halfway.

Herbed Quinoa:

  1. Combine the rinsed quinoa and water in a saucepan. Bring the mixture to a boil over medium-high heat, then decrease the heat a bit to maintain a gentle simmer.

  2. Cook for about 15 to 20 minutes until the quinoa has absorbed all of the water. Reduce heat as time goes on to maintain a gentle simmer.

  3. Remove the pot from heat, cover, and let the quinoa steam for 5 minutes. Then, remove the lid and fluff the quinoa with a fork.

  4. Add the Parmesan, most of the parsley, green onions, garlic, salt, and olive oil. Stir to combine, then add 2 to 3 teaspoons lemon juice to the mixture and black pepper, both to taste.

  5. To assemble, pour the quinoa into a small serving platter or medium serving bowl. Top with the roasted mushrooms and their extra juices, then sprinkle pepitas and the remaining parsley on top.

  6. Finally, finish the dish with a light drizzle of olive oil over the mushrooms.

  7. Serve warm and enjoy.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 344.13kcal
  • Fat: 16.58g
  • Saturated Fat: 4.71g
  • Trans Fat: 0.00g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 7.68g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 3.26g
  • Carbohydrates: 33.81g
  • Fiber: 4.91g
  • Sugar: 2.74g
  • Protein: 17.76g
  • Cholesterol: 12.64mg
  • Sodium: 562.87mg
  • Calcium: 264.62mg
  • Potassium: 707.40mg
  • Iron: 3.49mg
  • Vitamin A: 58.11µg
  • Vitamin C: 10.33mg
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