Meatless Mondays: Stir Fried Quinoa

Hi! Here’s another Meatless Monday recipe to tantalize your taste buds and get you cooking this cruelty-free meal in your kitchen. This week’s Meatless Monday recipe is contributed by our friend, Leigh-Chantelle from Viva la Vegan! a website with a large range of vegan recipes that focuses on positive information, education and vegan outreach. Like Fried Rice but using Quinoa instead of the rice,.


Fried Quinoa by Viva la Vegan!

1 cup white quinoa

1 cup red (Inca) quinoa

1 cup black quinoa

6 cups filtered water

600gr frozen mixed vegetables (including carrots, peas, green beans and corn)

1 red capsicum (pepper), diced

¼ pumpkin, grated

Tamari, soy sauce or Braggs to taste


Combine all quinoa types in a large microwaveable bowl

Rinse quinoa grains

Add water and cook for 10 minutes

Stir, cook for another 5-10 minutes

Quinoa is cooked when a white periphery forms around the grains

In a wok combine all the vegetables and stir fry until cooked

Add the quinoa mixture

Add sauce to taste

Serves 6-8 people

This is a great dish to make for Christmas or other events where there will be a lot of people to feed

Also good to freeze the meal for later

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About VivalaVegan

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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