Ginger Edamame Quinoa
Another favourite recipe! The shrimp is easy to swap out for chicken or tofu.
1 cup quinoa, well rinsed
2 cups water
2 tbsp olive oil
1 cup chopped bell pepper (red and yellow)
1 tsp fresh minced garlic
1 tsp fresh grated ginger
1 cup chopped onion
1 cup edamame
2 tbsp soy sauce or tamari
2 cups cooked shrimp, diced cooked chicken or diced tofu
2 tbsp chopped cilantro (optional)
Bring water to a boil with quinoa, reduce to a simmer. Cook for 10 minutes. Turn off and allow to sit for 6 minutes, or until water is absorbed. Fluff quinoa with a fork.
Saute onion and pepper in oil for 3-5 minutes. Add garlic and ginger, cook 2 minutes. Add edamame, cook for 4-5 minutes. Stir in quinoa and tamari, stir to heat through.
Top with cooked shrimp. If using diced cooked chicken or tofu stir in with quinoa. Sprinkle chopped cilantro on top.
For a little heat (which I love) add 1/4 - 1/2 tsp chili flakes with garlic and ginger, or a squeeze of sriracha or hot sauce and stir in with quinoa. -- Cathy