Vegan Pineapple Fried Quinoa

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Vegan Pineapple Fried Quinoa

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  • 1 cup Quinoa uncooked
  • 2 cups Water
  • 1 tablespoon Coconut Oil
  • 1/2 cup Red Onion chopped
  • 1 teaspoon garlic minced
  • 2 teaspoons Ginger fresh, minced
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Red Chili Flakes
  • 3/4 cup Frozen Peas
  • 1 Red Bell Pepper diced
  • 1 20 oz. can pineapple tidbits drained
  • 1/3 cup cilantro chopped, fresh
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt


  1. Bring quinoa and water to a boil in a saucepan. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer 20 minutes, or until water is absorbed. Set quinoa aside, covered, for 10 minutes.
  2. Add coconut oil to a pan or wok over medium-high heat.
  3. Add onion, garlic, ginger, and red pepper flakes and cook for about 3 minutes, until fragrant.
  4. Add the peas, bell pepper, and pineapple, and cook over high-heat for about 3 minutes, stirring frequently, until the pineapple just starts to caramelize.
  5. Add the cooked quinoa, cilantro, and salt. Mix well and cook for an additional minute. Serve hot.
  6. TIP: Quinoa may also be cooked ahead of time and stored in the fridge to cool.
  7. serve with grilled protein of your choice
Vegan Pineapple Fried Quinoa
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