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Roasted Mushrooms with Herbed Quinoa


Healthy side dish or light dinner recipe—roasted mushrooms on herbed quinoa!

Have you ever ever ever tried roasting your mushrooms? I discovered all through the making of my cookbook that roasting not-so-fancy mushrooms condenses their flavors into connoisseur territory. They rework from spongy raw fungi into tender, richly flavored umami bombs alongside the best way during which.

I understand that mushrooms aren’t for everyone (sometimes, they’re not even for me), nevertheless I’m into these roasted mushrooms. For these of you who’re on the fence when it comes to mushrooms, I hope this recipe brings you over to my facet.

roasted mushrooms

INGREDIENTS
Roasted Mushrooms:
  • sixteen ounces Baby Bella mushrooms
  • 1 tablespoon SimplyNature Pure Further Virgin Olive Oil
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
Herbed Quinoa;
  • 1 cup SimplyNature Pure Quinoa, rinsed in an incredible-mesh colander
  • 2 cups water
  • ½ cup Priano Parmesan cheese, grated
  • ¼ cup chopped current flat-leaf parsley, divided
  • ¼ cup thinly sliced inexperienced onions, inexperienced elements solely
  • 1 clove garlic, pressed or minced
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon SimplyNature Pure Further Virgin Olive Oil, plus additional for drizzling on prime
  • 2 to 3 teaspoons lemon juice, to type
  • Freshly flooring black pepper, to fashion
  • 2 tablespoons toasted pepitas
INSTRUCTIONS
  1. To rearrange the mushrooms: Preheat the oven to 425°F. Line an enormous rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper for easy cleanup.
  2. Quarter the huge mushrooms, halve the medium mushrooms, depart small mushrooms whole, and place all of them onto the prepared baking sheet. Drizzle the olive oil over them and sprinkle the salt on excessive. Toss until the mushrooms are evenly coated in oil. Roast until the mushrooms are tender and significantly condensed in measurement, about 15 to 18 minutes, tossing halfway.
  3. Within the meantime, to prepare dinner dinner the quinoa: Combine the rinsed quinoa and water in a saucepan. Carry the mixture to a boil over medium-extreme heat, then decrease the heat a bit to maintain up a fragile simmer. Prepare dinner dinner until the quinoa has absorbed all of the water, about 15 to twenty minutes. Reduce heat as time goes on to maintain up a fragile simmer.
  4. Take away the pot from heat, cowl, and let the quinoa steam for 5 minutes. Then, take away the lid and fluff the quinoa with a fork. Add the Parmesan, a whole lot of the parsley (reserve about 1 tablespoon for garnish), inexperienced onions, garlic, salt and olive oil. Stir to combine, then add 2 to 3 teaspoons lemon juice to the mixture and black pepper, every to fashion.
  5. To assemble, pour the quinoa proper right into a small serving platter or medium serving bowl. Prime with the roasted mushrooms and their further juices, then sprinkle pepitas and the remaining parsley on prime. Lastly, finish the dish with a light-weight-weight drizzle of olive oil over the mushrooms. This dish is best when modern, nevertheless leftovers keep properly inside the fridge, coated, for as a lot as three days.