Quinoa Fried Rice

Ingredients

  • 2 cups quinoa + 3 cups water
  • 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 large onions, diced
  • 2½ cups thinly sliced carrots
  • 2 red bell peppers, diced
  • 1 cup edamame
  • 6 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tbsp minced ginger
  • 1 bunch kale, de-stemmed and finely chopped

Stir Fry Sauce

Directions

  1. Place quinoa and water in a medium pot. Bring to a boil. Once boiling, reduce heat to low and simmer covered for 15-20 minutes, or until the liquid is absorbed.
  2. Meanwhile, chop all the vegetables.
  3. When the quinoa is cooked, dump into a large bowl. Wipe down pot. Add oil to pot and heat over medium heat. Add onions and carrots and sautee for about 10 minutes, stirring often.
  4. Add peppers, edamame, garlic, and ginger and suatee for another 5 minutes. Add kale and sautee just until wilted (a few minutes).
  5. Dump cooked vegetables into bowl with cooked quinoa. Add Stir Fry Sauce and stir well to combine. Serve warm.

Inspired by Hummusapien Recipe

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