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Veggie Quinoa Fried Rice

Turn leftover rice or quinoa into a lunch kids love! Use any veggies your kids love, and add some egg for extra protein.
Prep Time2 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time7 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Chinese
Servings: 1 serving
Calories: 454kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 egg beaten
  • 1/4 cup broccoli florets
  • 1/4 cup cauliflower rice
  • 1 cup quinoa cooked, or rice, leftover or cold
  • 2 tablespoons coconut aminos or sub 1 tablespoon soy sauce or tamari

Sides

Instructions

  • In a small skillet, add sesame oil over high heat.
  • Add beaten egg, and lightly scramble. Set aside while cooking vegetables.
  • Add in cauliflower rice and broccoli florets. Stir fry until soft.
  • Add quinoa, coconut aminos and scrambled egg. Mix together until warm.

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Notes

*Nutrition facts are from fried rice only.

Nutrition

Calories: 454kcal | Carbohydrates: 43g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 164mg | Sodium: 763mg | Potassium: 1209mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 379IU | Vitamin C: 40mg | Calcium: 115mg | Iron: 9mg