Quinoa Fried Rice

Quinoa Fried Rice
 Serves: 6  Prep: 15 min: Cook: 30 min
Calories: 189   Carb: 26g
  Fat: 6g  Protein: 8g  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ingredients

  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 1 ½ cups water
  • Add a dash of salt or more to taste
  • ¼ onion, chopped
  • 2 carrots, peeled and chopped
  • 3 scallions, chopped and divided
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil, divided
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • ½ cup frozen peas
  • 2 - 3 tablespoons cilantro

Sauce:

  • 1 ½ tablespoons teriyaki sauce
  • 2 ½ tablespoons soy sauce
  • ¾ teaspoon sesame oil

  

 Instructions

  1. Bring water and quinoa to a boil in a saucepan; season with salt. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer for about 10-15 minutes until quinoa is tender.
  2. Remove saucepan from heat and let sit for 5 minutes; fluff quinoa with a fork. Refrigerate until cool.
  3. Mix soy sauce, teriyaki sauce, and sesame oil together.
  4. Heat 1 1/2 teaspoons oil in a large skillet over high heat; saute carrots and onion for 2 ...

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Posted Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013 by Christa Gonzales in Recipes, Entrees, Side Dish

 
 
 

Spicy Black Bean Quinoa Burgers

Spicy Black Bean Quinoa Burgers

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ingredients

  • 1/2 c. dried quinoa
  • 1 can black beans, rinsed and divided in half
  • 1 1/2 tsp. coconut oil
  • 1/2 red onion, small dice
  • 1/2 red pepper, small dice
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 serrano pepper, minced
  • 1 c. spinach
  • Salt and pepper

Instructions

  1. In a small sauce pan combine quinoa with 1 cup of water. Bring to a boil and reduce to a simmer. Turn off the heat when the quinoa is light and fluffy.
  2. In a separate pan on medium heat add coconut oil. Once oil is melted add onions and peppers. Saute.
  3. Add garlic cloves and spinach. Stir frequently so garlic doesn’t burn.
  4. Add 1/2 black beans. Cook 3-5 minutes.
  5. In a food processor add bean mixture and half of the quinoa. Process until smooth.
  6. Transfer pureed bean mixture to a separate bowl. Add the remaining black beans and quinoa.
  7. Bake ...

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Posted Tuesday, June 26, 2012 by Michael Gonzales in Recipes, Entrees