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Creamy Mushroom Quinoa with Vegan Alfredo Recipe

You don't need dairy to have a creamy, savory meal. Proof: this recipe for Creamy Mushroom Quinoa with Vegan Alfredo. Made with Mama's Mac Sauce, this plant-based meal is rich, flavorful, and packed with calcium, fiber, and protein. No oil, no dairy, and no processed ingredients! Just whole food plant-based goodness.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 25 minutes

Yield: 1 as an entree, 2 as a side



1 cup of veggie broth

2 cups of sliced baby Portobello mushrooms

2 cups of sliced shiitake mushrooms

1 TBS of Tamari

2 cloves of garlic, minced

1 TBS of thyme

a pinch of freshly ground pepper

1 cup of cooked quinoa

½ cup of MamaSezz Mac Sauce


  1. Sauté mushrooms in a non-stick pan, using veggie broth to prevent sticking. Cook for about 15 minutes
  2. Add a few more TBS of veggie broth, tamari, thyme, and garlic. Cook for an additional 10 minutes
  3. Add freshly ground black pepper, and 1 cup of cooked quinoa and cook until quinoa is warm
  4. Remove from heat and add ½ cup of Mama Sezz Mac Sauce
  5. Enjoy warm  

Want more recipes with Mama's Mac Sauce?

Check out Chef Caroline's top 10 favorite ways to use our Mama's Mac Sauce here.


By Caroline DiNicola Fawley

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