Quinoa Stir Fry
Enjoy this delicious quinoa stir fry by itself or accompanied by a
salad, meat, or tofu. It's light and yummy! Quinoa is high in protein,
minerals and anti-oxidants and is gluten free.
1 cup quinoa
3 tbsp Chick Pea Miso
(or use Sweet White
or any of the One Year varieties
½ cup chopped red or white onion
½ chopped cup carrots
3 cloves garlic
¼ cup minced scallions
2 tbsp organic extra virgin olive oil
1 ½ tsp curry powder
¼ cup minced cilantro
1 tsp minced ginger
Pinch of fresh minced hot pepper or dried red pepper flakes
1. Rinse 1 cup of quinoa thoroughly. Boil 1 ¾ cups of water and stir
in quinoa. Allow to return to a boil and reduce heat to warm. Cover and simmer for 15 minutes. Turn off heat
and let quinoa sit covered for 5 minutes. Uncover and fluff
2. Cut onions and carrots into small cubes. Mince cilantro, ginger, scallions, hot pepper, and press or mince garlic. Dilute miso with 1 ½ tbsp of water in a small bowl.
3. Heat olive oil in large pan on high. Once oil is hot, add
finely minced or pressed garlic. Then add carrots, onions, and half of the
scallions, cilantro, ginger, curry powder, and diluted miso. Stir
constantly for 2-3 minutes.
4. Add cooked quinoa and stir constantly for 1 minute. Add the
remaining portions of ginger, scallions, cilantro, curry powder, and diluted miso. Add a pinch of hot pepper.
Mix all ingredients evenly. Season with miso to taste if needed. Serve, and