Warm Healthy Soup- Mushroom Quinoa Soup

Mushroom Quinoa Soup

 

1 tablespoon unsalted butter

1 medium onion, chopped

2 medium carrots, peeled and cut into 1/4″

3 cloves garlic

16 ounces sliced mushrooms

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon fresh thyme, chopped

1/3 cup sherry

3/4 cup of quinoa

1 bay leaf

5 cups of vegetable broth

Although I used a Pressure Cooker to make my Soup, you may cook on stove-top or crock pot for altered use. Enjoy this easy, heart-healthy recipe!

  • Use butter or olive oil to sauté onion, about 1 to 2 minutes, until onions start to soften.

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  • Stir in carrots and sauté vegetables for 4 minutes, until vegetables are soft and lightly golden.

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  • Stir in garlic, mushrooms, salt, and thyme. Sauté for about 5 minutes.

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  • Add Sherry to pot and cook until liquid is evaporated.

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  • Add Quinoa, bay leaf, and vegetable broth to the pot. Simmer or cook in Pressure Cooker on High for 10 minutes.

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ENJOY!!

*Recipe courtesy of Cuisinart,  altered.

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