Creamy Mushroom and Quinoa Salad
High in protein, fibre, vitamins and minerals quinoa is highly nutritious, with a mild flavour.
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| Servings|| Prep Time|| Cook Time|
| 2servings|| 10minutes|| 30minutes|
| Servings|| Prep Time|
| 2servings|| 10minutes|
- Heat the oil olive in a large saucepan over medium heat and sauté the onion for 1 minute. Add the mushrooms, zucchini, garlic, thyme and sage, and cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes.
- Stir in the quinoa and chicken stock, then cover and simmer for 15 minutes.
- Stir in the milk and parmesan. Cover and simmer for a further 5 minutes. Serve hot.
Button, shiitake, oyster and Swiss brown mushrooms all work well with this dish.
Per serving: 476 calories, 22 g protein, 23 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 46 g carbohydrate (9 g sugars), 10 g fibre, 428 mg sodium