Vegetarian Thai Fried Quinoa

Vegetarian Thai Fried Quinoa

Health Rating
Prep Cook Ready in Servings
5 min 30 min 35 min 6

Ingredients


2 cup Quinoa, cooked
2 tbsp Extra virgin olive oil
1/2 cup Soy sauce, low sodium (for sauce)
2 tbsp minced Ginger root
2 tbsp Red curry paste (for sauce)
3 large pepper(s) Red bell pepper (assorted colours)
2 cup Green/yellow string beans, raw
2 tsp Sesame seeds (*optional)
454 gm Tofu, regular, extra firm (cubed)

Instructions


1. Cook quinoa according to package instructions.

2. In a large skillet, over medium to high heat, add all the ingredients except the cooked quinoa and sauce ingredients.

3. Cook tofu/veggie mixture for 5-8 minutes until tender stirring occasionally. In the meantime, in a small bowl mix the sauce ingredients. Set aside.

4. When the tofu/veggie mixture is almost tender add the quinoa and sauce mixture to the skillet. Mix through and cook further for another minute or so stirring constantly.

5. Turn heat off and serve immediately. You may sprinkle some pepper flakes and sesame seeds if desired before serving.

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 273
Calories from fat 108
Calories from saturated fat 13.4
Total Fat 12.0 g
Saturated Fat 1.5 g
Trans Fat 0.2 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.5 g
Monounsaturated Fat 4.7 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 849 mg
Potassium 519 mg
Total Carbohydrate 25.0 g
Dietary Fiber 4.4 g
Sugars 6.0 g
Protein 16.2 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion


Grain 0.9
Meat Alternative 0.5
Vegetables 1.7

Energy sources


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Notes:

Tofu

is a great source of vegetarian/vegan protein!

Bell Peppers

are an excellent source of vitamin C!

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