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Mushroom Chicken Quinoa Bake

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Casseroles are some of my favorite dishes to prepare. What’s better than having a full meal in one dish? This chicken mushroom quinoa bake recipe is sure to bring all your family to the table in anticipation.

It’s a step out of the normal for casserole dishes, using quinoa rather than rice or beans. The mushrooms add lots of additional flavor too. Bake this up for a perfect comfort food that will satisfy all.

Be sure to serve this meal with our Buttery Dill Carrots! They go great together! An easy way to get loads of veggies and protein into your family without a fuss.

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Mushroom Chicken Quinoa Bake

This delicious casserole is simple to make and it’s great for family dinners. It’s simple to just scoop out and serve.

Mushroom chicken quinoa bake is quick to assemble and then with a little time the oven will work some magic! This casserole is indulgent and goes great with our buttery dill carrots, a salad, fresh or steamed veggies. The possibilities are endless!

If you like to meal prep this casserole quinoa bake is a great option because it reheats really well and can be easily stored for lunches and dinners. It’s simple to pair this recipe for quinoa bake with fresh veggies or salad for a quick meal that can be taken to work, school, etc.

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What do I need for this mushroom chicken quinoa bake?

To make this easy casserole you will need chicken stock, cream of mushroom soup, mushroom pieces, quinoa, onion, cornstarch, water, parmesan cheese, garlic, thyme, peas, milk, chicken breast, seasoned salt, and pepper if you’d like.

It might seem like a lot but it’s pretty easy to put everything together! I’ll show you step by step how simple it is to create this weeknight dinner, check it out below.

Don’t forget you can also check out all the details in the printable recipe card at the bottom of the post. There you will also find all of the full ingredients list, steps, shoppable links, and nutritional estimations!

Mushroom Chicken Quinoa Bake Recipe:

Rinse quinoa

rinse-quinoa


In a large pot, add stock and quinoa and bring to boil

Turn down heat and simmer covered for approximately 15 minute or until liquid is absorbed. Set aside

While cooking quinoa, season the chicken strips with seasoned salt. In a fry pan, saute the chicken with the garlic and onion, until the onion is soft.

chicken-bake

Add the mushroom soup, mushroom pieces and milk to the saute pan and bring back to a low boil, stirring often.

Make a slurry of the cornstarch and water, and add it to the chicken. Stir to thicken and turn down the heat to low.

Add pepper, thyme and peas.

Grease a 7 x 9 baking dish and place the quinoa in the pan loosely

putting-chicken-bake-together

Pour the chicken and mushroom mixture over the quinoa evenly.

Sprinkle the Parmesan cheese over the top of ingredients.

Bake at 350 for 30 minutes. In the last few minutes, you can broil to brown the Parmesan cheese on top.

Mushroom Chicken Quinoa Bake makes a perfect comfort food casserole.

Let the dish rest for 10 minutes before serving.

Enjoy!

Mushroom Chicken Quinoa Bake makes a perfect comfort food casserole.

Looking for more delicious recipes to try?

Don’t forget the Buttery Dilled Carrots as the perfect side dish to this baked recipe!

You can also try out some of these other delicious dinner recipes for you to enjoy. There’s a choice for everyone and something new to try if you are sick of the same old things!

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I hope you enjoy the casserole and add the mushroom quinoa bake to your favorite recipe list.

Printable Mushroom Chicken Quinoa Bake Recipe:

Yield: 8 Servings

Mushroom Chicken Quinoa Bake

Mushroom Chicken Quinoa Bake

What's better than having a full meal in one dish? This chicken mushroom quinoa bake recipe is sure to bring all your family to the table in anticipation.

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 C Chicken Stock
  • 1 C Cream of Mushroom Soup
  • 1 C Mushroom pieces, I used two cans as I like mushrooms!
  • 1 C Quinoa
  • ¼ C Onion, diced
  • 2 Tbsp Cornstarch
  • 1 Tbsp Water
  • 3 Tbsp Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tsp Garlic, minced
  • 2 tsp Thyme, dried
  • 1 C Peas
  • ½ C Milk
  • 1 lb Chicken breast, sliced into strips
  • 2 tsp Seasoned Salt
  • as desired Pepper

Instructions

  1. Rinse quinoa
  2. In a large pot, add stock and quinoa and bring to boil
  3. Turn down heat and simmer covered for approximately 15 minute or until liquid is absorbed. Set aside
  4. While cooking quinoa, season the chicken strips with seasoned salt. In a fry pan, saute the chicken with the garlic and onion, until the onion is soft.
  5. Add the mushroom soup, mushroom pieces and milk to the saute pan and bring back to a low boil, stirring often.
  6. Make a slurry of the cornstarch and water, and add it to the chicken. Stir to thicken and turn down the heat to low.
  7. Add pepper, thyme and peas.
  8. Grease a 7 x 9 baking dish and place the quinoa in the pan loosely
  9. Pour the chicken and mushroom mixture over the quinoa evenly.
  10. Sprinkle the parmesan cheese over the top
  11. Bake at 350 for 30 minutes. In the last few minutes, you can broil to brown the parmesan on top.
  12. Let the dish rest for 10 minutes before serving.
  13. Enjoy!

Nutrition Information

Yield

8

Serving Size

1

Amount Per Serving Calories 214Total Fat 5gSaturated Fat 2gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 3gCholesterol 54mgSodium 664mgCarbohydrates 17gFiber 3gSugar 5gProtein 24g

As with any of our recipes, carb counts, calorie counts, WW points and nutritional information varies greatly. As a result, your nutritional content depends on which products you choose to use when cooking this dish. The auto-calculation is just an automated estimate and should NOT be used for specific dietary needs.

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Bobby

Friday 22nd of April 2022

Is the 1 cup of mushroom soup used straight out of the can (undiluted) or is the soup first made as instructed on the soup can and then a cup used?

Michele Brosius

Tuesday 26th of April 2022

Straight out of the can. Thanks

Amanda @ The Kolb Corner

Friday 24th of February 2017

Looks and sounds so yummy! Thank you for sharing at Merry Monday!

Heather

Monday 20th of February 2017

Sounds so incredibly delicious. Thanks for sharing!

Deborah

Sunday 19th of February 2017

Looks tasty. And who doesn't love a good casserole? Thanks for linking to the #homemattersparty

Sandra L Garth

Wednesday 15th of February 2017

I've had quinoa once and enjoyed it. No doubt I will enjoy this also it looks delicious. So happy to have you join us each week at Celebrate Your Story.

This recipe or post is in no way authorized or associated with the Weight Watchers or myWW Program.

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