Five Spice Quinoa with Edamame

This flavorful grain salad is rich in pan-Asian flavors and healthy vegetable protein. Serve as a side or add additional protein to make it a main.
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Course: Salad
Cuisine: Asian
Keyword: Edamame, Quinoa
Dietary Focus: Vegan
Main Ingredient: Grain
Servings: 4



  • Heat avocado oil in a medium saucepan. Add scallions, ginger and five spice powder and cook until fragrant, about 1 minute.
  • Add the quinoa and stir-fry for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add vegetable broth, balsamic, salt, and sesame oil and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat to low, cover and cook for 15 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and let stand covered for 10 minutes or until all of the liquid is absorbed.
  • Stir in almonds and edamame. You can serve immediately or chill overnight.