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
whole natural almonds (not salted)
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


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

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About Back to Basics Quinoa

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