Garlic Mushroom Quinoa


An easy, healthy side dish that you’ll want to make with every single meal!


1 cup quinoa (Coolmores)
1 tablespoon olive oil (Coronea Grove Olives, Mt Direction Olives)
1 pound cremini mushrooms, thinly sliced (or substitute with oyster mushrooms from Wild Spore)
5 cloves garlic, minced (Tasmanian Natural Garlic & Tomatoes)
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
2 tablespoons grated Parmesan (alternatively use pecorino from Southern Sky Cheese Company)


  1. In a large saucepan of 2 cups water, cook quinoa according to instructions; set aside.
  2. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium high heat. Add mushrooms, garlic and thyme, and cook, stirring occasionally, until tender, about 3-4 minutes; season with salt and pepper, to taste. Stir in quinoa until well combined.
  3. Serve immediately, garnished with Parmesan, if desired.

6 servings