Quinoa Fried Rice with Egg

  • 1 c. quinoa, rinsed
  • kosher salt
  • 1 tbsp. canola oil
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 large carrot, peeled and diced
  • 1 1/2 c. frozen peas
  • 2 tbsp. low-sodium soy sauce
  • 3 large eggs, whisked
  • 1 tbsp. sesame oil
  • Scallions, for garnish
  1. In a medium saucepan, combine quinoa and 2 cups water and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer until water is absorbed, 20 minutes. Season with salt and fluff with a fork.
  2. In a large skillet over medium heat, heat oil. Add onion, garlic, carrot, and frozen peas and cook until tender, 8 to 10 minutes. Add soy sauce and stir until combined. Crack in eggs and stir quickly so that they scramble, 1 minute.
  3. Add cooked quinoa and stir to distribute. Let heat through, 3 minutes.
  4. Drizzle with sesame oil and top with scallions.

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