Simple Stir Fried Asparagus with Quinoa
Quinoa is a grain that is a good source of protein, calcium, and iron. It can be found in most health food stores.
1) Prepare the quinoa
- 1 cup quinoa
- 2 cups water
Rinse quinoa in cool water. Bring 2 cups water to a boil. Add quinoa and simmer for 15 min.
2) Prepare the asparagus
- 1 pound fresh asparagus - wash; slice diagonally into 2 inch pieces
- 2 teaspoons olive oil
- salt and pepper to taste
Heat oil in a medium frying pan. Add asparagus and salt and pepper. Stir constantly until asparagus is tender but still somewhat crisp (approximately 5 minutes)
3) Combine quinoa and asparagus or serve separately if desired. Enjoy!
Servings Per Recipe 4
Amount Per Serving:
Total Fat 4 g
Total Carbohydrate 35 g
Dietary Fiber 5.5 g
Protein 24 g