Back to Basics Quinoa

Melissa Baldan


Nature has all the flavor we need. This all fresh and all natural recipe will tantalize your taste buds!


★★★★☆ 3 votes



  • 1 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp
    lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp
    minced garlic
  • 10
    whole natural almonds (not salted)
  • 2
    white mushrooms
  • ·
    fresh dill, chives and tarragon to taste (see photo for the amount i use)
  • 2 c
    cooked quinoa

How to Make Back to Basics Quinoa


  1. heat olive oil and lemon juice over medium heat. Add garlic and cook for 4 minutes.
  2. While garlic is cooking, chop nuts and mince the mushrooms.
  3. add mushrooms and almonds, stir well and cook for 2 minutes.
  4. Add fresh chopped herbs and cook for an additional 3-5 minutes or until garlic is a nutty brown.
  5. add quinoa and mix well. If quinoa is cold when adding then heat up the mixture.
  6. enjoy

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About Back to Basics Quinoa

Course/Dish: Other Side Dishes
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: For Kids Healthy

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