Quinoa is a superfood that is trending these days and is opted by those, who are always up for weight loss. Rich in protein and fibre, quinoa is a super-healthy food that you must adopt in your daily life. Most of the people know that quinoa has a bland taste and to make it more flavourful, here is an quick recipe that you can easily prepare at home. Garlic Mushroom Quinoa is a tasty main dish recipe that you can enjoy with your choice of bread.
1/2 cup quinoa
1/2 tablespoon refined oil
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1 1/2 cloves garlic
black pepper as required
1 cup vegetable broth
salt as required
1/4 cup cilantro
To prepare this delicious Continental recipe, wash the mushrooms and cilantro in running water. Now, finely chop cilantro and slice the mushrooms. Also, peel and mince the garlic in a small bowl.
Heat oil in a pan over medium flame and add garlic to it. Saute until it turns golden brown in colour. Add the sliced mushrooms to the pan and cook on medium flame for about 5-6 minutes, till the mushroom is dry enough.
Next, add quinoa to the mushrooms and stir for 2 minutes. Add vegetable broth and bring the ingredients to a boil. You can even add chicken broth instead of chicken broth as per your taste.
Season the quinoa with chopped cilantro, salt and black pepper powder and simmer it on low heat for 20 minutes. Your Garlic Mushroom Quinoa is ready. Transfer it to a serving bowl and enjoy!