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Quinoa Stir Fry

Vegan Quinoa Stir Fry

Whip up this quick, Asian-inspired weeknight dinner that’s packed with fresh veggies and tons of flavor! We’re not always motivated to make an elaborate meal, but that doesn’t mean it can’t be delicious and nutritious!

Quinoa is a weeknight staple at my place! From hearty bowls to stir-frys like this, it’s packed with fiber and protein that’s both easy and delicious. This Asian-inspired take features loads of fresh veggies (use whatever you have in the fridge!) and the most delicious sauce for a weeknight meal that you’re bound to have on repeat!

WATCH HOW TO MAKE QUINOA STIR FRY:

Vegan Quinoa Stir Fry

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Vegan Quinoa Stir Fry
Quinoa Stir Fry
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
20 mins
 

Whip up this quick, Asian-inspired weeknight dinner that’s packed with fresh veggies and tons of flavor! We’re not always motivated to make an elaborate meal, but that doesn’t mean it can’t be delicious and nutritious!

Course: Dinner, Lunch, Main Course
Cuisine: Asian
Keyword: healthy, vegan
Custom Category: Bowls, Healthy, Main Course
Servings: 4
Calories: 328 kcal
Author: Nidhi Bothra
Ingredients
  • 2 cups cooked quinoa
  • 1 medium onions , chopped
  • 1 tsp ginger , minced
  • 1 tsp garlic , minced
  • 2 cloves
  • 1 star anise
  • 3 dried red chilies
  • 2 ½ tbsp oil
  • 1/4 cup bell peppers , diced
  • 1/4 cup mushrooms , sliced
  • 1/4 cup baby corn , chopped
  • 1/4 cup cauliflower rice , optional
  • 1/4 cup purple cabbage , diced
  • 3 green onions , sliced
  • 2 tbsp cashews , crushed
Sauce:
  • 2 tbsp vegan worcestershire sauce
  • 1 1/2 tbsp red chili paste , I used sambal
  • 2 1/2 tbsp light soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp white pepper
  • salt , to taste
Instructions
  1. In a small bowl, mix together all of your sauce ingredients and set aside.
  2. In a large pan, heat some oil over medium heat. Add in your dried red chilies, star anise, and cloves. Let roast for 30 seconds to release their flavor.
  3. Add in your onions, garlic, and ginger. Sauté for 1 minute and then add in your mushrooms. Sauté for another 2-3 minutes.
  4. Add in your cauliflower rice, baby corn, bell peppers, and sauce. Mix gently and then add in your quinoa, cabbage, cashews, and spring onions.

  5. Give it a final mix until well-combined, making sure to keep the veggies crispy. Garnish with some sesame seeds and enjoy!

Recipe Video

Nutrition Facts
Quinoa Stir Fry
Amount Per Serving
Calories 328 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Fat 14g22%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Trans Fat 1g
Sodium 97mg4%
Potassium 565mg16%
Carbohydrates 44g15%
Fiber 5g21%
Sugar 8g9%
Protein 9g18%
Vitamin A 610IU12%
Vitamin C 27mg33%
Calcium 58mg6%
Iron 3mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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