Meatless Mondays: Quinoa Chili Stir Fry

Hi Everyone,

We’re here again with your Meatless Monday recipe. This one is contributed by our friend Leigh-Chantelle at Viva La Vegan, a website which focuses on easy to prepare vegan recipes.


2 eggplants (aubergine) sliced, salted for 30mins and cut in strips
1/2 pumpkin, sliced
2 cups beans, cut into thirds
2 fresh chillies, chopped finely (take out the seeds if you don’t like it too hot)
1/2 cup Inca red quinoa
1/2 cup quinoa
2 cups filtered water
1/8 cup rice bran oil


Cook quinoa and filtered water in a saucepan until a white rim forms around the periphery of the grain
Combine all vegetables with rice bran oil in wok or saucepan
Cook/simmer for 30-40 minutes until all vegetables are cooked
Combine the quinoa into the vegetable mix

Serves 6-8 people

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About Viva la Vegan

Viva la Vegan! started to promote Leigh-Chantelle’s Recipe Calendars in 2005 and has since grown to be an interactive community for vegans focusing on positive education, information and vegan outreach. Through the website, Leigh-Chantelle’s focus is on educating people to alternative lifestyle choices, proving that via compassion we can heal ourselves and each other. Easy to prepare recipes; blogs, articles and podcasts; an interactive forum, informative and how-to videos, interviews with inspiring vegans, vegan mentoring and more. You can find Viva la Vegan! On FaceBook , Twitter , YouTube, Pinterest and Google+
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