Veggie Quinoa Stir Fry

A super quick and easy weekday dinner, totally adaptable to tastes or whatever vegetables you have on hand

Easy, Savory and Delish!

My weekday afternoons are all kinds of busy, but some days are really crazy with everyone coming and going at different times. On those days, dinner needs to be extra quick & easy! So I made an old stand by … a Veggie Quinoa Stir Fry.

It’s simply any mix of vegetables you have on hand, sautéed in avocado oil, a touch of Toasted Sesame oil & salt, then mixed already cooked Quinoa, and topped with avocado, scallions & a handful of pistachios. That’s it! Super adaptable to tastes and really yummy!

Serve alone for a light meal or along side any additional protein.

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Veggie Quinoa Stir Fry

Recipe

Veggie Quinoa Stir Fry
 
There is no quicker meal or side dish than a Veggie Quinoa Stir Fry. It's simply sauted vegetables tossed with already prepared quinoa. Adaptable to tastes or whatever vegetables you have on hand. Delicious warm or cold, it's also great on the go or for lunch the next day.
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Recipe type: Dinner, Sides, Veggies
Cuisine: Gluten-Free, Vegan
Ingredients
  • 2 tbsp Avocado oil
  • 1 tbsp Toasted Sesame oil
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 bunch green onion, chopped, white part separated from greens
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • Approx 2 cups cooked & cooled quinoa
  • 2-3 c chopped veggies (ideas: broccoli, snap peas, cauliflower, carrots, greens. mushrooms)
  • Kosher Salt & pepper to taste
  • Handful of roasted, salted pistachios
Instructions
  1. In a large saute pan, heat 2 tbsp avocado oil
  2. Sauté onion & white part of green onion until soft & translucent, approximately 5 minutes.
  3. Add in garlic. Sauté till fragrant about 30 seconds.
  4. Add in mixed vegetables and toasted sesame oil, mix together and saute for approximately 7-10 minutes until vegetables tender (for softer vegetables cook longer)
  5. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  6. When vegetables cooked to taste, add in prepared quinoa and mix to combine and heat quinoa.
  7. Remove from heat and top with avocado, green parts of scallions and pistachios.
  8. Serve warm or cold.

 

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