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Mediterranean Quinoa

Mediterranean Quinoa
Prep time
10 minutes
Total time
Category: Lunch, Dinner
Serves: 4
Allergens: Mushrooms, Quinoa, Tomatoes


For the mediterranean quinoa

  • ½ cup black olives (cut in half)
  • ½ cup cashew nuts (toasted)
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes (cut in half)
  • 1 cup chickpeas
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 2 cups quinoa
  • 1 medium red onion (thinly sliced)
  • 1 cup shiitake mushrooms (sliced)
  • ½ lb spinach (washed and chopped)
  • 4 cups vegetable broth

For the seasoning

  • ½ tsp black pepper (ground)
  • ¼ cup fresh basil (thinly sliced)


  1. Add the olive oil to a big pot and saute the onion for about 3 minutes.
  2. Add the shiitake mushrooms and stir fry for another 3 minutes.
  3. Add the rest of the ingredients for mediterranean quinoa and simmer for about 20 minutes until all the liquids are absorbed and the quinoa is fully cooked.
  4. Add the seasoning and adjust taste before serving, enjoy!

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