Meatless Mondays: Fried Wild Rice


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.


2 cups wild rice

4 cups filtered water

2 carrots, grated

1 zucchini, grated

1 orange capsicum (pepper), thinly diced

1 celery stalk, diced thinly

400 gr cooked red kidney beans

1 inch piece ginger, diced

Extra virgin olive oil



Boil water and add wild rice

Cook until tender, set aside

In a heated wok, saute ginger in oil

Add all vegetables and stir-fry until cooked

Combine with red kidney beans and cooked wild rice

Mix through well

Add tamari to taste

Serve as a main meal or as an accompaniment

Serves 6-8 people

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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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