Vegetable Quinoa Fried "Rice"
VEGETABLE QUINOA FRIED "RICE"
COURSE: SIDE DISH
PREP TIME: 15 MINUTES
COOK TIME: 20 MINUTES
TOTAL TIME: 35 MINUTES
SERVINGS: 3 TO 4
1 cup uncooked quinoa
2 large carrots peeled and chopped
1 large crown broccolichopped
1 medium zucchini squashchopped
1 cup red cabbage thinly sliced
2 tsp fresh ginger peeled and grated
3 Tbsp coconut aminos
2 Tbsp Ghee or grass-fed butter
1/2 tsp sea salt to taste
1 Tbsp sesame seeds
3 large eggs beaten
3 cloves garlic minced
3 stalks green onion chopped
Cook quinoa according to package instructions.
While quinoa is cooking, saute the vegetables. Heat the oil in a large wok or skillet over medium-high. Add the vegetables and cook, stirring frequently, until vegetables reach desired done-ness (note: for softer vegetables, lower the heat to medium and cover with a lid to allow them to steam), about 5 minutes.
Stir in the fresh ginger, and cook another 2 minutes (note: if adding garlic, do so now).
Add the cooked quinoa, coconut aminos, ghee, and sea salt and stir well to combine. Remove from heat.
In a small skillet, scramble the eggs in a small amount of oil or butter. Once cooked, stir the scrambled eggs into the quinoa fried rice (note: if adding green onion, do so now).
Serve with your favorite entree and enjoy).
Recipe credit: https://www.theroastedroot.net/vegetable-quinoa-fried-rice/