Recipes

Quinoa with Spinach and Mushroom

This special high energy dish, is loaded with lots of flavor, nutrients, vitamins, and antioxidants. The high protein content in this dish makes it a good option for vegetarians to meet their daily protein needs. It is also known for its anti-inflammatory and disease-fighting prowess.

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup of quinoa
  • 2 cups vegetable stock
  • ½ bunch spinach – washed
  • 1 clove garlic – minced
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 small onion
  • 100 gms chopped tomatoes
  • 200 gms mushroom
  • 1 ½ tsp basil
  • 1 ½ tsp oregano
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Method:

  1. Bring the vegetable stock to a boil and add quinoa.
  2. Stir gently then reduce heat and simmer for 10-12 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, in a separate saucepan, cook the spinach until tender, then drain water, chop and set aside.
  4. Add olive oil, garlic and onion to saucepan and cook for 1-2 minutes.
  5. Add tomato, mushrooms, spinach, basil & oregano and cook for a further 10-15 minutes on low heat.
  6. Add salt & pepper to taste. Combine the quinoa with the sauce and toss for a minute.
  7. Add salt and white pepper powder, stir in roasted almonds.
  8. Serve hot.

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