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Easy Kale Fried Quinoa (Vegan, Primal)

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 bowls
Calories 306kcal
Author Lauren Goslin


  • 1 1/2 c. quinoa rinsed and drained
  • 1 T. grapeseed oil or another neutral oil
  • 1 t. sesame oil
  • 1/4 c. shallot chopped fine
  • 10 ounces about 2 cups cremini mushrooms, sliced
  • 3 large kale leaves de-stemmed and leaves chopped
  • 1 T. soy sauce or coconut aminos
  • 1/2 t. sea salt plus more to taste
  • black pepper to taste


  • Cook your quinoa according to package instructions.
  • Meanwhile, heat the oils in a non-stick skillet.
  • Add the shallot and saute for 3-4 minutes, until softened.
  • Add in the mushrooms and cook for about five minutes, until they have released their water and cooked down a bit.
  • Add in the kale and cook just until wilted.
  • Stir in the cooked quinoa, salt, and soy sauce (or coconut aminos), and cook everything for another minute.
  • Taste for extra salt and pepper, serve, and enjoy!


Nutrition facts are based on using grapeseed oil and two cups of kale. WW points (new system): 8


Serving: 1g | Calories: 306kcal | Carbohydrates: 46.9g | Protein: 11.7g | Fat: 8.2g | Saturated Fat: 0.9g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 7.3g | Sodium: 483mg | Fiber: 5.2g | Sugar: 1.3g