Mushroom Lentil Quinoa Pilaf
Recipe type: Side Dish
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Serves: 4
Not everything that's tasty has to be pretty.
  • ½ lb white or cremini mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon grapeseed or olive oil
  • 2½ cups hot vegetable broth
  • 1 cube 'beef' bouillon
  • ½ cup green/brown lentils, washed and picked through
  • 1 cup quinoa, rinsed
  1. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
  2. Saute onions and mushrooms for about 5-7 minutes until the onion begins to soften and the mushrooms start to brown. Add garlic and saute an additional 2 minutes.
  3. Add hot vegetable broth and 'beef' bouillon cube to the pan. Break up the cube if necessary.
  4. Add lentils. Stir. Cover and let simmer for 5 minutes.
  5. Add quinoa. Stir. Cover and reduce heat to low. Let simmer for 20 minutes, until all liquid is absorbed. Lentils should be tender.
  6. Fluff with a fork and serve hot.
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