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Fried Quinoa with Tofu Recipe

Posted on March 14, 2016 by The VRG Blog Editor


Fried Quinoa with Tofu
By Surbhi Girdhar, Registered Dietitian

Serves 4-6

1 cup quinoa
14 ounces firm tofu
2 Tablespoons olive oil
1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
1 medium onion, sliced in strips
1 bell pepper, sliced in strips
12 ounces sliced mushrooms
1 Tablespoon soy sauce
1 Tablespoon rice vinegar
Salt to taste

Cook quinoa in water per package instructions. Set aside.

Drain tofu. Cut it into 1-inch squares. Heat oil in a pan and shallow fry tofu pieces. Drain on napkin.

In remaining oil in the pan, add garlic then add sliced onions and bell pepper. Sauté for 2-3 minutes. Add sliced mushrooms. Sauté until cooked.

Now add soy sauce and vinegar and stir. Add salt to taste, cubed tofu, and cooked quinoa. Mix everything together. Serve hot.

Garnish with red pepper flakes or hot sauce or boiled peanuts (optional).

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