Quinoa with Mushroom and Sweet Potato Recipe

Looking for an easy Quinoa with mushroom and sweet potato recipe? Learn how to make Quinoa with mushroom and sweet potato using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by alysha_

Makes 4 servings



Very tasty, high in fiber and protein, and a good way to get your grains. :)

Recipe Ingredients for Quinoa with mushroom and sweet potato

1/2 cup quinoa
1 1/2 cup water
2 dash of salt
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 teaspoon minced garlic
1 small sweet onion
1 cup crimini mushrooms
1 sweet potato
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 dash of pepper

Recipe Directions for Quinoa with mushroom and sweet potato

  1. Stir the quinoa in a saucepan over medium heat until it begins to take on a toasty aroma, about 5 minutes. Pour in the water, and add pinch of salt. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer until the quinoa is tender, about 20 minutes.

  2. Meanwhile, heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Stir in the garlic and onion, and cook until the onion has softened and turned translucent, about 5 minutes. Add the mushrooms, sweet potatoes, and cayenne pepper; season to taste with salt and pepper. Cover the skillet, reduce heat to medium-low, and cook until the sweet potato is soft, about 20 minutes, stirring occasionally. Pour a splash of water into the skillet if needed to keep the vegetables from burning. Spoon the vegetable mixture over a bed of quinoa, and sprinkle with chopped pecans to serve.

Categories

Beans, Vegetables, First Course, Side Dish, Christmas, Hanukkah, Thanksgiving, Boil, Fry, Saute, Simmer, Stir Fry, Vegetarian, Gluten-Free

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 178.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
147
Calories from Fat
42
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
4.7g
7%
Saturated Fat
0.6g
3%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
93mg
4%
Potassium
367mg
10%
Total Carbohydrates
22.2g
7%
Dietary Fiber
2.8g
11%
Sugars
2.9g
Protein
4.2g
Vitamin A 111% Vitamin C 12%
Calcium 3% Iron 7%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • High in manganese
  • Very high in vitamin A
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