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One of the many good things about this very easy vegan fried rice dish is that you have yourself a complete meal. With edamame, brown rice, and assorted vegetables, it may not be totally authentic, but it’s hearty.

Fried Rice [Vegan]

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  • 4 cups cooked brown rice
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 cup carrot, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup scallions, chopped (plus more for garnish)
  • 12 ounces shelled edamame (about 2 1/2 cups)
  • 1/2 cup red bell pepper, finely chopped (about half of one pepper)
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 teaspoons fresh ginger, peeled and minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 10-ounces sliced shiitake mushrooms
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce or amino acids
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice (more to taste)


  1. In a large saucepan, heat olive oil. Add carrot, ½ cup scallions and edamame and cook about 3 minutes.
  2. Add red bell pepper, garlic, ginger and crushed red pepper flakes and cook another 2-3 minutes. Add shiitake mushrooms, sesame oil and soy sauce and cook another 5-7 minutes, stirring frequently until mushrooms are cooked.
  3. Stir in cooked rice and lime juice and mix well until all ingredients are heated through. Serve with additional chopped scallions and extra soy sauce, if you like.

Nutritional Information

Total Calories: 1752 | Total Carbs: 275 g | Total Fat: 46 g | Total Protein: 71 g | Total Sodium: 1978 g | Total Sugar: 24 Note: The information shown is based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice.


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