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Quinoa with Eggs and Vegetables

ThisQuinoa with Eggs and Vegetablesis so healthy and tasty. You?ll love this delicious and versatile dish for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.
Prep Time10mins
Cook Time15mins
Total Time25mins
Course: Breakfast, Lunch
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Quinoa with Eggs Recipe
Servings: 2servings
Calories: 422kcal
Author: Tania Sheff

Ingredients

  • 1mediumbell pepperred, yellow, or orange
  • 1mediumcarrot
  • 1jalapeno pepper
  • 1tbspgrapeseed oilor other kind
  • 2tbspsoy sauce
  • 3eggs
  • 2cupscooked quinoa
  • 1/4cupchopped scallions

Instructions

  • Prep the vegetables. Cut the peppers into strips. Using a vegetable peeler, shave the carrot into flat strips. Then, dice the jalapeo pepper.
  • Place a non-stick skillet over medium-high heat and add the oil and bell pepper. Cook for 3 minutes, until the pepper just starts to soften.
  • Add the carrot strips and jalapeo, and then cook for another 2 minutes.
  • Add the soy sauce and eggs to the pan and cook until the eggs are almost set. At this point, add the cooked quinoa and cook until heated through.
  • Stir in the scallions and serve immediately. Garnish with sliced jalapeno, if desired.

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Notes

NOTE ABOUT COOKING QUINOA

If you are cooking quinoa specifically for this recipe, measure out 2/3 cup of dry quinoa and 1 1/2 cups of water . You can use another liquid besides water, such as chicken, vegetable, or mushroom broth, which will add a nice flavor to the finished dish. Cook the quinoa covered with a tight lid for 15 minutes.

HOW TO SERVE

This Quinoa with Eggs and Vegetables is very versatile and can be enjoyed many different ways and at different meals. Here are some options:
  • On its own for breakfast (double the recipe and make it a family meal)
  • As a vegetarian lunch/dinner, with some avocado or tomatoes on top
  • Alongside a delicious salad
  • As a side for your favorite protein, such as chicken, beef, tofu, or fish

Nutrition

Calories: 422kcal | Carbohydrates: 48g | Protein: 19g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 246mg | Sodium: 1136mg | Potassium: 671mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 7390IU | Vitamin C: 86mg | Calcium: 78mg | Iron: 5mg