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Sincerely-Food-Chef
Ambassador [Associate]
Ambassador [Associate]
  • 599 calories
  • 35 min
  • 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 (5 oz) pkg baby arugula
  • 16 fl oz chicken or vegetable broth
  • 1 small pkg chives
  • 2 lb cremini mushrooms
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 lemon
  • ½ cup pine nuts
  • 1 cup quinoa
  • black pepper
  • Dijon mustard
  • extra virgin olive oil
  • salt

Instructions

  1. In a small saucepan, combine quinoa and broth; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low, cover, and cook for 15 minutes. Remove from heat and let stand, covered, for 5 minutes.
    • 1 cup quinoa
    • 16 fl oz (2 cups) chicken or vegetable broth
  2. Peel and mince garlic. Wash and mince chives.
    • 2 cloves garlic
    • 1 small pkg chives
  3. In a medium bowl, prepare dressing by whisking together the garlic, ½ of the chives, lemon juice, olive oil, Dijon, salt, and pepper.
    • juice of 1 lemon
    • 6 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
    • ½ tsp Dijon mustard
    • ¼ tsp salt
    • ¼ tsp black pepper
  4. Wash and dry arugula. Transfer to a large bowl. Add the remaining minced chives.
    • 1 (5 oz) pkg baby arugula
  5. Heat a skillet over medium heat.
  6. Wash and slice mushrooms.
    • 2 lb cremini mushrooms
  7. Coat bottom of skillet with oil. Add pine nuts and, stirring constantly, cook until golden brown, 1-2 minutes. Transfer to a small bowl and set aside to cool.
    • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
    • ½ cup pine nuts
  8. Return skillet to stove and add more oil. Add mushrooms and season with salt and pepper. Stirring occasionally, cook until just tender, 2-3 minutes. Remove from heat.
    • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
    • ¼ tsp salt
    • ¼ tsp black pepper
  9. Uncover quinoa and fluff with a fork. Add quinoa, mushrooms, and pine nuts to bowl with arugula. Toss to combine.
  10. To serve, place salad on a plate and drizzle with dressing. Enjoy!

Nutrition per Serving

Calories
599
Fat
43g
Net Carbs
38g
Protein
18g

Cookware

  • chef's knife
  • citrus juicer (optional)
  • cutting board
  • garlic press (optional)
  • measuring cups
  • measuring spoons
  • mixing bowls
  • salad spinner (optional)
  • small saucepan
  • stainless steel skillet
  • stirring spoon
  • whisk or fork