Diabetes-Friendly Recipes

Mushroom Quinoa

Pair this with the Balsamic Honey Mustard Salmon and some steamed kale for a heart healthy dinner!
Servings: 10
Prep time:
Cook time:
Total: 34 minutes


  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • 1 Cup chopped mushrooms
  • 1 ½ Cups dry quinoa
  • 1 Cup low sodium chicken broth or vegetable broth
  • 1 ½ Cups water
  • ½ Cup chopped scallion


  1. Heat oil in a small frying pan over medium heat.
  2. Add garlic and mushrooms and saute for 3-4 minutes.
  3. Remove from heat and set aside.Meanwhile, place quinoa, broth, and water in a medium saucepan and bring to a boil.
  4. Cover, and reduce to a simmer over medium heat for 15 minutes or until all liquid is absorbed.
  5. Mix in mushrooms and scallions and serve warm.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition facts: 325 calories per serving of 4 oz salmon, 1/2 cup quinoa, 1 cup steamed kale. 10 g fat (2 g saturated), 30 g protein, 28 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 300 mg sodium



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