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Mushroom Quinoa with Arugula and Feta

Today we are playing softball…we joined a beer league, it’s a great excuse to get outside, see our friends, drink some beer and well, I guess play some softball. ;o)

This is a super quick meal, perfect for a main course, even if you are a meat lover, this is a yummy rich vegetarian alternative, that will satisfy your growling belly.  It takes around 15-20 minutes to put together and I can guarantee you will love it.IMG_8543

Mushroom Quinoa with Arugula and Feta [serves 2]

1/2 cup quinoa

1 cup beef or vegetable stock

8 oz package of mushrooms

1/2 onion chopped

1 garlic clove crushed

sprig of thyme

2 generous handfulls of arugula or spinach

feta or goat cheese for topping [optional]

olive oil 

salt and pepper

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Cook quinoa according to package directions, use stock instead of water.

Ih the meantime, heat olive oil over medium heat in pan, add mushrooms and onion, let them brown and caramelize a bit, around 8-10 minutes, add garlic and thyme sprig, salt and pepper, sautee  for a few more minutes. Remove thyme sprigs. Add cooked quinoa, and arugula or spinach, until wilted.

Serve topped with feta or goat cheese [optional]

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