Wednesday, August 18, 2021

Zucchini-Mushroom Quinoto


This delicious plant-based grain and veggie mix is called a quinoto because it is like a risotto, but with quinoa instead of rice!


Serves 3-6

  • 1-2 T. olive oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 5 large Crimini or Baby Bella mushrooms, sliced
  • 2 medium or 1 large zucchini, chopped
  • large handful chard, chopped
  • 2 T. poultry seasoning
  • 1/2 cup + hot water
  • 2 T. basalmic vinegar
  • salt and pepper
  • Violife moźerella cheese shreds
  • Basil leaves to garnish.

  1. In hot oil, on medium heat. cook, stirring, the mushrooms, onions, and zucchini
  2. Add in poultry seasoning and stir through
  3. Turn down temperature to low.
  4. Add water to a pool in middle of pan and add quinoa, stirring to stimulate cooking.
  5. Continue to stir as quinoa cooks.  Add small additional amounts of water to maintain cooking and prevent sticking.
  6. Stir in greens (chard).  Let chard steam to tenderness. Stir, as needed, to prevent sticking.
  7. Stir in basalmic vinegar.
  8. Add in salt and pepper to taste.
  9. When done  dish into individual bowls and mix in a tablespoon or so of violife shreds. Garnish with basil leaves and serve.

Here is another delicious zucchini recipe:

Silky, creamy and delicious!

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