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.
Course Salad
Cuisine Asian
Servings 4


  • 2 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 ½ tablespoons F. Oliver’s Ginger Spiked Blackberry Balsamic
  • 1 teaspoon F. Oliver’s Roasted Dark Sesame Oil
  • 2 tablespoons F. Oliver's Extra Virgin Avocado Oil
  • ½ teaspoon F. Oliver’s Chinese Five Spice Powder
  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 3 scallions, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger
  • 1 cup almonds, sliced
  • ½ cup frozen edamame cooked to package directions
  • pinch of salt


  • 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. 
Keyword Edamame, Quinoa