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Vegetarian dirty Thai fried quinoa

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Ingredients

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6 SERVINGS
  • 2 cups quinoa (uncooked)
  • 3 peppers (organic, different colors)
  • 12 ounces fresh green beans
  • 16 ounces extra firm tofu (cubed)
  • 2 tablespoons fresh ginger (chopped)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • sesame seeds (optional)
  • 1/3 cup soy sauce (reduced)
  • 2 tablespoons red curry paste
  • 2 tablespoons water
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    390Calories
    Sodium
    Fat
    Protein
    Carbs
    Fiber
    Calories390Calories from Fat140
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat16g25%
    Saturated Fat2g10%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol
    Sodium820mg34%
    Potassium670mg19%
    Protein22g43%
    Calories from Fat140
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate45g15%
    Dietary Fiber8g32%
    Sugars2g4%
    Vitamin A10%
    Vitamin C10%
    Calcium60%
    Iron35%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

    Reviews(71)

    Great & was easy to make not a lot of ingredients needed
    Jessica Holvik 3 months ago
    This was a simple meal to make, and healthy and yummy. I marinated the tofu in the sauce, and added some chicken for my meat loving family, but the high protein ingredients meant I could cut down on the meat content. I would do it with only 1-1/2 cups of quinoa next time.
    Blake Pryor 5 months ago
    Lots of flavor and a nice way to spice up your meal choices. My 15 month old son even really enjoyed it
    Yassine E. 5 months ago
    Amazing. This was ridiculously easy to make and tasted delicious!
    Alyx F. 6 months ago
    Really good and flavorful
    Mary Beth Patten 9 months ago
    It was very good. It also was very easy and quick to prepare. I will be making it again. I did ,ale double the amount of sauce as it was very dry.
    Hough a year ago
    Sauce was a little bland, coconut milk would be a nice addition.
    Leah a year ago
    waaay too much food for largest skillet. I had to mix the veggies with the quinoa and the sauce in a mixing bowl because it didn't all fit in the skillet - and I only used two bell peppers and 2/3 of the green beans recommended in the recipe. not enough flavor from the sauce. Tofu tasted dense and under cooked. I didn't want to eat my leftovers.
    Stella a year ago
    Soooo good. Tasted like a rich Thai dish and I even forgot to add the ginger which would have made it even better. Instead of quinoa, I used cauliflower rice to decrease the carb content. I also added scrambled eggs and shrimp. Will make it again and again!
    Cathy Murphy a year ago
    Delicious! Even my brother who wanted meat liked it. He said it was nicely spiced. Because of the pandemic, the store was out of the stuff. No fresh ginger. I put a little bit of ground into the sauce. No red curry paste. The jar just said curry paste. It was a little bit yellow. No uncooked quinoa. I had a get the last few packages of ready to eat. It was only around 9 ounces. Definitely could have used more like 2 cups of cooked. This was only my 2nd time cooking tofu and the 1st time was 30 years ago. I remembered my ex mil saying that you should press most of the water out. I also sauted the tofu first for a couple of minutes before adding the veges. I added some red onion and carrots. Next time I will cut down on the green beans. I think 9 ounces is probably enough.
    Olga Gorelik a year ago
    I cut the quinoa to 1.5 cups and added more veggies. I also soaked the tofu in soy sauce with shredded ginger beforehand for an enhanced flavor. Yummy!
    Lancour 2 years ago
    Too much quinoa, not enoughflavor
    Kelli Owens 2 years ago
    This turned out really yummy and was pretty quick and easy. I cut the quinoa in half and added extra veggies, and it was just the right amount for my husband and I and our two young children. I will definitely make it again.
    Camille Koroma 2 years ago
    Loved it!!! Will make again ❤️
    Krista Cary 2 years ago
    I substituted BRAGG liquid aminos for soy sauce, added carrots, onion, broccoli, serrano pepper, doubled the ginger, 6 cloves of garlic, thinly julienned beets, shredded brussels sprouts, and seasoned with cayenne. Squeezed some lemon into the sauce. If you prefer more veggies than quinoa, like my fam, cut it down to 1 cup, 2 was far too much quinoa and threw off the texture for us. Garnished with nutritional yeast, green onion, and sriracha. Yummy!
    Bianka Sanchez 2 years ago
    It turned out really good but it could have used a bit more sauce.
    Alisha Perez 2 years ago
    i would definitely make again
    megan wall 2 years ago
    Tasty. I used 2 bell peppers and 15 oz of green beans.
    Amanda Avery 3 years ago
    Turned out great and the 3yo loved it. The 5yo didn't appreciate the red quinoa substitution instead of the color he knows, but oh well.
    Laura L. 3 years ago
    It is a good idea but was too salty even with low sodium soy sauce. I added lime and some honey to round out the flavors.
    vivianouula .m 3 years ago
    I used different veggies and turned out way better than i expected😳😁
    Dedhia 3 years ago
    it was nice followed the recipe on yummly
    Becker 3 years ago
    Fantastic dish. Super simple. I added onions. The recipe does make a ton so maybe cut back if your only making for 2-4 people.
    João 3 years ago
    My sauce was only the soy sauce so take this with a grain of salt. I think it had too much quinoa. I also think it's useful to remind to chop the peppers in really tiny bits.
    Drina 3 years ago
    The green beans didn’t work, they didn’t absorb the flavors of the sauce so they ended up tasting bland. The dish itself has a good flavor and it’s very easy to incorporate a variety of vegetables. I added onion, garlic, & mushrooms and they went with the dish very well. Tofu was ok, it takes the sauce well but the texture stays soft, so if you like your tofu more textured you’ll probably need to cook separate.
    Adrienne B. 3 years ago
    Awful. Got firm tofu instead of extra firm as that’s all had in shop. It crumbled like feta. Far too much quinoa and I didn’t even use the full 2 cups recipe says. Looks and smells so unappetising I can’t see any of us wanting to eat it. Disappointing!
    Stephanie Novak 3 years ago
    This dish turned out great! My 5 year old even ate it all up!!
    Johnny B. 3 years ago
    Thank you it turned out better then iyou could wish for everyone liked it. Will make it again.
    Shaw-Nicholson 3 years ago
    Tastes awesome. I added mushrooms and zucchini and used salmon instead of tofu
    David 3 years ago
    Beautiful, simple and most importantly, delicious!

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