Six-Veggie Quinoa Stir Fry

Stir Fry Quinoa

Traditional Stir fry is made with rice, right? White [bleached] rice made brown with [gluten] soy sauce. Okay, so some people use actual brown rice when making healthy stir fry. But what about quinoa?! This is a healthier gluten-free way to enjoy stir fry without compromise of flavor. Plus, if you’re looking for a new quinoa recipe, here you go!

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Quinoa Ingredients

  • 1 cup Quinoa
  • 2 cups vegetable broth or salted water

Quinoa Instructions

  1. Cook the quinoa in the vegetable broth.

Vegetable Ingredients

  • 5 whole white mushroom, sliced- stems reserved
  • ½ red pepper, thin 1 inch slices
  • ½ cup carrots, dice (about 1 carrot)
  • 5 fresh broccoli florets, sliced in smaller pieces
  • ½ cup frozen peas
  • 3 green onions, green and white parts chopped

Remaining Stir Fry Ingredients

  • 2 tsp coconut oil
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tbsp grated ginger
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tbsp tamari (or soy sauce)
  • 1 tsp brown rice miso paste, optional
  • 2-3 tsp coconut nectar (or honey)

Stir Fry Instructions

1. In a large non-stick pan, add both oil, diced mushroom stems and garlic. Sauté on medium until golden.

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2.   Add the red peppers, white onion parts and half of the green parts. Sauté for about 1 minute.

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3.   Now add ginger and mushrooms. Sauté for another minute.

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4.   Next add the carrots and peas. Sauté for another minute.

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5.   Next add the miso paste, tamari, coconut nectar and broccoli. Sauté for another minute.

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6.   Now add the onion powder and cooked quinoa. Stir well.

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7.   Stir for about 3 minutes, constantly, then serve!

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2 Comments Add yours

  1. adanelz6 says:

    Yum! I love fried rice and such a great idea making it with quinoa!

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