Mushroom Quinoa Soup

December 7, 2023

This warm and cozy soup is a nice change and an upgrade to your Shabbos Chanukah meal.

Yield: 4–6 servings


2 tablespoons olive oil

1 onion, chopped

4–5 cloves garlic, crushed

2 packages white mushrooms, diced

5 cups water

2 tablespoons soy sauce

½ cup quinoa

1½ teaspoons dried thyme

1 tablespoon salt

½ teaspoon black pepper


Heat oil in a large pot on medium heat.

Add onion and sauté until soft and caramel in color.

Add garlic and sauté until fragrant.

Add mushrooms and cook, covered, for 6–8 minutes, mixing every so often.

Add water, soy sauce, quinoa, thyme, salt, and pepper, and bring to a boil.

Simmer for 15–20 minutes until the quinoa is cooked.