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Quinoa with Onions and Mushrooms
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
50 mins
Total Time
1 hr 10 mins

Quinoa doesn't have to be bland! This recipe is similar to risotto, creamy and delicious. The onions and mushrooms add a nice texture. 

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American, Italian
Servings: 5
Calories: 540 kcal
Author: GnomeVictor
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 2 cups quinoa
  • ½ tsp salt
Onion and Mushroom Mix
  • 1 cup onion chopped
  • 1 cup baby Bella mushrooms chopped
  • 10 oz can of cream of mushroom
  • 2 tbsp truffle oil
  • ½ cup parmesan cheese
  • ¼ cup cilantro chopped
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • ½ tsp Salt
  • ½ tsp Pepper
  1. In a pan, boil the chicken broth.
  2. Once the broth is boiling, add the quinoa and salt. Reduce the heat to medium. Cook for 15-20 minutes or until the quinoa is dry and completely cooked.
Onions and Mushroom Mix
  1. In a separate pan, pour in the olive oil and sauté the onions until they are translucent at Medium-High heat.
  2. Add the mushrooms and cook for 5 minutes. Reduce heat to Medium.
  3. Add the cream of mushroom soup, truffle oil, salt, pepper and mix them thoroughly.
  4. Once the quinoa is cooked, add it into the onion and mushroom mix until it is all blended together. Add the parmesan cheese and cilantro. If the quinoa has the consistency of risotto, it is done. If not, cook it 5 more minutes uncovered.
Nutrition Facts
Quinoa with Onions and Mushrooms
Amount Per Serving (1 cup)
Calories 540 Calories from Fat 189
% Daily Value*
Fat 21g32%
Saturated Fat 5g31%
Cholesterol 13mg4%
Sodium 2238mg97%
Potassium 894mg26%
Carbohydrates 64g21%
Fiber 6g25%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 22g44%
Vitamin A 225IU5%
Vitamin C 19.4mg24%
Calcium 232mg23%
Iron 4.8mg27%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.