Broccoli, Pepper and Quinoa Stir-fry

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Stir-fry dishes are a quick and easy way to prepare a vegetable side dish. This dish includes some fantastic anti-inflammatory ingredients including red peppers, broccoli, and turmeric.

Check out this post to learn more about some top anti-inflammatory foods including the ones in this recipe.

Also, the addition of protein-packed quinoa turns this dish into a more hearty meal.

Broccoli, Pepper and Quinoa Stir-fry

How to pack not one, not two, but three anti-inflammatory foods into one delicious recipe.
Servings: 2

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup dry quinoa  pre-rinsed
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 medium onion  diced
  • 1 each red and yellow bell peppers  chopped
  • 1 dash sea salt and black pepper
  • 1/2 tbsp minced turmeric root  can substitute 1/2 tsp powdered turmeric
  • 2 cups broccoli  chopped

Instructions

  • In a saucepan place 2 cups of water and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and add the quinoa and simmer until the water is absorbed (about 10-15 minutes).
  • Melt coconut oil in a skillet. Add diced onions, turmeric, pepper and salt, and lightly sauté for a few minutes.
  • Add broccoli and lightly sauté for 5-6 minutes, until it becomes softened.
  • Add the cooked quinoa and stir everything together. Serve & enjoy!

Notes

Add some cayenne pepper or curry spice for an extra spicy kick.
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