You are going to love this Stir Fry Quinoa with Veggies, Pine Nuts, and King Oyster Mushrooms! It's such a delicious dish to enjoy during springtime!

Quinoa Stir Fry [Vegan]

Serves

2

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 3 King Oyster mushrooms
  • 6 mini peppers yellow & red, or 2 bell peppers
  • 1/2 red onion diced
  • 4 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 1/2 cup baby arugula
  • 1/4 cup pine nuts
  • 1/4 cup grape seed oil or oil of your choice
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice fresh squeezed
  • black pepper to taste
  • Himalayan pink salt to taste
  • sesame seed oil to taste
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Preparation

  1. Cook 1 cup of quinoa by following the instruction on the package. Usually is 1 cup of quinoa with 2 cups of water.
  2. When ready, set aside and let it cool down.
  3. Spread the pine nuts on a heated frying pan and fry until they turn golden brown. It shouldn’t take longer than 1 minute.
  4. Transfer into a bowl and set aside.
  5. Cut the peppers into long thin slices and mushrooms starting with the stems by cutting off the bottom first.
  6. Continue cutting the stems all the way up making about ¼ inch. 1cm thick circles. Cut the top into half at the end.
  7. Sauté onion with peppers in a wok or large frying pan, add garlic with salt and stir well.
  8. Add quinoa with couple drops of sesame seed oil and stir well again.
  9. Take it off the heat, add arugula, lemon juice, and stir well again. You may add more salt as well.
  10. Sauté the mushrooms on heated oil with salt and black pepper on each side until golden brown. It will take about 5 minutes.
  11. When ready, mix with quinoa, top with pine nuts, and serve immediately.
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