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Easy Vegetable Fried Quinoa with scrambled eggs, green peas, carrots in a white bowl

EASY VEGETABLE FRIED QUINOA

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 8
Author Beautiful Eats & Things

Ingredients

  • 4 large EGGS beaten
  • 3 cups cooked tri-color quinoa cooled
  • 1 and ½ cups frozen mixed vegetables
  • 2 Tbsp. sesame oil
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 3 Tbsp., divided butter
  • 3 Tbsp. reduced sodium soy sauce
  • Salt/pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. HEAT 1 tablespoon of butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat, until melted. ADD eggs, and COOK until scrambled, STIRRING occasionally. REMOVE eggs, and TRANSFER to a separate plate.
  2. ADD an additional 1 tablespoon butter to the pan and HEAT until melted. ADD frozen mixed vegetables and onions, and SEASON with a salt and pepper to taste. SAUTE for about 5 minutes or until the onions and vegetables are soft.
  3. INCREASE heat to high, ADD in the remaining 1 tablespoon of butter, and STIR until melted. Immediately ADD the cooked quinoa and soy sauce, and STIR until combined. Continue STIRRING for an additional 3-5 minutes to fry the quinoa. ADD in the cooked eggs and sesame oil, STIR to combine.
  4. REMOVE from heat, and SERVE warm.