Quinoa Fried Rice: 30-Minute Vegetarian Dinner
Quinoa fried rice is a simple weekday dinner with a little twist. Quinoa is a great source of protein & perfect for the kids' lunch the next day. Packed with veggies and a delicious, it's ready to put together.
Servings: 6 servings
- 2 eggs medium size, beaten
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 2 carrots cubed
- 1 onion minced
- 1 cup green peas frozen
- ¼ cup scallions chopped
- 1 cup quinoa cooked
- 1 tablespoon sesame oil
- 2 tablespoon soy sauce
- 1 teaspoon brown sugar
In a hot pan, cook the eggs, scrambled. Set aside.
In the hot pan, pour the olive oil, the carrots, onions and garlic. Cook for 7-10 minutes on medium heat until the carrots are soft and onions golden.
Add the peas and scallions. Stir together. Cook until the peas have soften. (3-4 minutes)
Add in the quinoa and mix. Cook one minute.
Add the scrambled eggs.
In a small ramekin, mix together the sesame oil, soy sauce, brown sugar. Add to the pan. Mix and cook for a minute.
It's ready to serve! Enjoy!
Calories: 209kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 55mg | Sodium: 374mg | Potassium: 356mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 3707IU | Vitamin C: 13mg | Calcium: 43mg | Iron: 2mg