Vegetable Fried Quinoa for those weeknight dinner hustles. Everything you love about vegetable fried rice but switched out with quinoa for healthy, flavorful change.
(Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Vegan, Low-Sugar, Nut-Free)
My long life obsession has brought quinoa into the mix.
Yes, I am obsessed with vegetable fried rice. However, after many days of eating plain white rice in Japan, I needed quinoa to tag-team in.
Guess what? This Vegetable Fried Quinoa is everything you love in vegetable fried rice! Simple and savory.
We’ve got our Chicken Fried Rice recipe that R swoons over since there is chicken involved. But as you know, most of the time chicken and I aren’t best friends.
Well, that is unless they are chopped into pieces, breaded and sauced like our buffalo chicken nuggets. It’s true. I’m a 6-year-old in a 28-year-old’s body.
Vegetable fried quinoa it is for me! What other favorite veggies to add:
- Green Peas
- Snow Peas
- Snap Peas
- Baby Corn
- Water Chestnut
- Green Onion
Oooo yeah. Tons of delicious veggies available for the vegetable fried quinoa party.
To be honest, most of the time I just throw in whatever is available in my fridge at the time. What about you?
How-To Make to the Perfect Fluffy Vegetable Fried Quinoa
- Make sure you rinse off the quinoa prior to cooking. It’ll help with removing any lingering bitterness from the quinoa.
I sometimes skip this step if the quinoa is going to be swimming in other flavors, like with our Vegetarian Mexican Quinoa dish. But when the quinoa recipe is more mild in flavors always rinse to make sure the bitterness ‘film’ is rinsed off.
Adding this Vegetable Fried Quinoa to the weeknight dinner hustle is necessary. Pack with your favorite veggies, get your greens on and ready yourself for tomorrow. Because vegetable fried quinoa or vegetable fried rice both are the classic of comfort food in my home.