Spinach and mushroom quinoa

Easy side dish recipe made with spinach, mushrooms, quinoa and garlic.  Perfect as a meatless entree, too.  Healthy, low in carbs and calories, high in fiber, vegetarian, and gluten free.

Spinach and mushroom quinoa

Ingredients
  1. 1 pound mushrooms (white or cremini, sliced thinly)
  2. 3 garlic cloves minced
  3. 1 tablespoon butter unsalted (omit butter for vegan version)
  4. 1 tablespoon olive oil
  5. 5 green onions chopped
  6. 10 oz spinach fresh
  7. 2 cups quinoa cooked
  8. 1 tablespoon olive oil optional
  9. salt

Instructions
  • Heat butter and olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add mushrooms and garlic and saute over medium-high heat for about 5 minutes until mushrooms get soft and acquire a nice, golden-brown color. Add chopped green onions and mix. Season with salt.