Teriyaki Quinoa!

6 Oct

Let’s get right to it:

  • 1 cup dry quinoa
  • 2 cups water
  • 4 large cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp grated fresh ginger
  • 3 tbsp tamari
  • 2 tbsp agave nectar
  • 2-3 tsp freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 2 tsp toasted sesame oil
  • 1 tbsp sesame seeds (toasted or raw)
  • 3 tbsp sliced green onions

Rinse your quinoa in cold water. In a saucepan, place your quinoa with the water and garlic. Bring to a boil, stir, then reduce to low, cover and cook for 12-14 minutes.

Turn off the heat and stir in the ginger, tamari, agave nectar, lemon juice and sesame oil. Re-cover and let it all sit and get acquainted for 5 minutes.

Remove the cover, stir, sprinkle with sesame seeds & green onions, and serve.

Serves 4-5. For 5 servings, each serving has about 7g protein, 3g fibre and 32g carbohydrate.

Bon Appétit!

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