Veggie Quinoa

Veggie Quinoa

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"I blundered into this delicious mix of ingredients while trying to use up leftover vegetables in the fridge. Even friends who 'don't like vegetarian cooking' have enjoyed it. I like the slightly bitter taste of unwashed quinoa (just check for unwanted debris before you use it), but most recipes call for rinsed quinoa."

Ingredients

35 m servings 282 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 282 kcal
  • 14%
  • Fat:
  • 10.8 g
  • 17%
  • Carbs:
  • 34.9g
  • 11%
  • Protein:
  • 13.3 g
  • 27%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 315 mg
  • 13%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a medium saucepan, bring 1 cup vegetable stock to a boil. Stir in the quinoa and reduce heat to low. Cover and simmer for 20 minutes.
  2. While quinoa is cooking, heat olive oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add the garlic, broccoli florets, and tofu. Stir for a minute, then cover and steam over low heat for 2 minutes. Stir in 1/4 cup vegetable broth, mushrooms, and spinach. Cover and cook over medium heat until the mushrooms are soft and spinach is wilted, about 3 minutes.
  3. Stir the vegetable-tofu mixture into the cooked quinoa. Cover, and allow to sit for 10 minutes before serving.
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Pretty bland. I used a firm herb tofu and added one shallot, and green onions to it. I also added one red pepper and a dash of cumin to it but it stills feels like something is missing.

It was quite tasty, but a bit too bland. I spiced it up quite a bit, and then it was delicious.

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I added rosemary and thyme to the quinoa while it was cooking. In a big bowl I placed the olive oil and salt and ensured that the veggies marinated in that mixture prior to addition of quinoa. W...

This is a great simple vegan recipe. I made this dish for a holiday party this weekend where half the guests were vegan and vegetarian. The reason it was such a hit, though, is because I added h...

Thanks for sharing this recipe. My 1st attempt at Quinoa - excellent base recipe for what ever you like in a stir fry - I used a pre-rinsed Quinoa - added fresh squeeze of lemon juice and some s...

Very good. I used this recipe to introduce the family to quinoa. This went over well with them. I did add some thin sliced carrots and left out the tofu. I was going to use the tofu but the stor...

I switched out cauliflower for the broccoli, left out the mushrooms. Added 1 tsp basil to the quinoa and 1/2 tsp of pepper. and 1/2tsp salt. Chicken broth works just as nicely if you are ope...

Added some extra mushrooms, because we like em!!! Yummy and healthy too.