Recipe by lep413
"Sweet Potato, onion, mushrooms, and chopped pecans are served over a bed of quinoa. This dish is perfect as a warm meal or side dish during cold weather."
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sweet onion, chopped
crimini mushrooms, sliced
sweet potato, peeled and diced
salt and pepper to taste
chopped, toasted pecans
I love finding new recipes using quinoa. This one was a little spicy for me. Next time I'll make the following modifications: 1, replace ¼ t cayenne with ¼ t cinnamon (cinnamon is the perfect companion for sweet potatoes and pecans); 2, begin preparing and cooking the vegetables first (before cooking the quinoa); 3, add an extra tablespoon of olive oil prior to adding the mushrooms, sweet potatoes and spices; 4, five minutes into cooking the vegetables add ¼ cup of water to the vegetables. I loved this so much, I’m thinking of adding this to our Thanksgiving menu. Thank you lep413 for a delicious recipe.
"one onion' is a loose measure and apparently my onion was too big (and we LOVE onions at our house). Here are a few tips/things I'll try next time: TIME SAVER: Microwave your sweet potato and then add it to the pot so you don't to wait 20 mins. Worked out great. KID FRIENDLY: Subtract cayenne and mushrooms, add cinnamon and dried cranberries; use 1/2 an onion not a whole MONEY SAVER: Use Craisins instead of dried cranberries Enjoy!
Overall a good and healthy recipe. I just thought it need a bit more flavor so I sprinkled in a little Goya Adobo seasonings. It was good but; still needed a little something. Next time I think I will use chicken or veggie broth to cook the quinoa. I diced the sweet potato very small and added frozen peas for extra color and texture. Will definitely make this again.
This is an excellent vegetarian/vegan dish! Very flavorful. I used 1 1/2 cups of portabella mushrooms, added 1/4 water to the vegetable pan before covering, and increased the cayenne pepper just a bit, which gave this a nice kick. Some fresh spinach added into the vegatable pan in the last 5 minutes would also be great! I'll be making this again for sure.
This was my first time making quinoa and I thought this was a pretty good dish. Eating quinoa is kind of like eating brown rice. I used a little less cayenne than called for and added just a dash of cinnamon. It's a nice combination of sweet, savory and spicy--definitely an interesting and out of the ordinary combo.
This was the first time I've tried quinoa and it was really good. Even my picky husband enjoyed it. I used regular mushrooms since thats what I had on hand and I didn't use the nuts. It was a little too spicy for me, but thats the way my husband likes it! I will definetly make this again, maybe next time I will try and add extra veggies and a little less cayenne pepper.
I used 1 cup quinoa & 2 cups of water (seasoned with 1/2 packet of onion soup mix). I rinsed the quinoa before toasting. I was worried when it was done because the quinoa seemed 'goupy'. I made this recipe for work-week lunches. I ate this the next day at room temperature and it was a really good lunch with good flavor.
Wonderful! My first time trying quinoa and I really enjoyed this. I did add a sprinkle of pumpkin pie spice. I will definitely make this again!
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Quinoa with Sweet Potato and Mushrooms
Serving Size: 1/4 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 4
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 83
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