This diabetic vegetarian stir fry recipe is a family favorite at my house. I am lucky my kids love tofu and quinoa! There are plenty of vegetebles as well, including two types of bell peppers and lots of broccoli florets.
Diabetic Vegetarian Stir Fry Recipe
|Prep time||30 minutes|
|Cook time||10 minutes|
|Total time||40 minutes|
This diabetic vegetarian stir fry recipe is a family favorite at my house. I am lucky my kids love tofu and quinoa! There are plenty of vegetables as well, including two types of bell peppers and lots of broccoli florets.
- 2 cups Quinoa
- 14oz Cooked Extra Firm Organic Tofu
- 1 Medium Onion (chopped)
- 1 Red Bell Pepper (thinly sliced)
- 1 Yellow Bell Pepper (thinly sliced)
- 3 cups Green Beans (chopped)
- 3 tablespoons Sesame Oil
- 2 tablespoons Low Sodium Soy Sauce
- 1 tablespoon Ginger
- 2 cloves Garlic (minced)
- Non-Fat Cooking Spray (use as needed)
|Step 1.||Boil broccoli until tender, drain and then set aside.|
|Step 2.||Cut tofu into 1 inch cubes. Heat 1 tbsp. of sesame seed oil over medium to high heat. When crackling, put tofu into into pan. Turn once. When golden brown on both sides, drain and put aside.|
|Step 3.||Cook Quinoa according to package instructions. Typically, this is will mean the following. Rinse the quinoa, then put in water at about a 2-to-1 ratio. This will be approximately 3/4 cup of dry quinoa and about 1.5 cups of water. Boil until tender, about 15 minutes.|
|Step 4.||Cut up the onion, red and yellow pepper into small thin strips. Put in non-stick fry pan with the non-fat cooking spray and the ginger and garlic. Cook until tender, maybe 5-10 minutes.|
|Step 5.||Mix sesame oil and soy sauce. Put all the ingredients, except quinoa into large skillet and mix together. Cook for approximately 3-5 minute on low heat.|
|Step 6.||On a plate, place 1/2 cup serving of the quinoa. On top of the quinoa, place about 1/4 of the vegetable stir fry mixture. Enjoy!|
The nutritional content above is approximate, per serving.
Although this is is billed as a diabetic vegetarian stir fry recipe, it is actually good for anyone. I hope you enjoy it!