French Cuisine can easily be adapted to vegan priorities and needs.
Quinoa is an excellent source of proteins, making it more valuable for vegans!
Note: Rinse quinoa just before usng it to eliminate its tartness.
Crunchy Quinoa and Seasonal Vegetables in Honey!
INGREDIENTS: for 6 persons
-Quinoa: 300 g
-Fennel bulbs: 2
-Turnips: 2 large
-Onions: 2 large
-Honey (liquid): 4 large tablespoons
-Soy sauce: 4 large tablespoons
-Fresh coriander: enough to taste and chopped/thinly cut
-Olive oil (EV)
-Cook quinoa in 700 ml of boiling salted water for 10 minutes. Drain and keep warm.
-Peel and clean all the vegetables. Cut the fennel, onions and turnips into small wedges and slice carrots. This is where you can improvise!
-Heat 1 large tablespoon of olive oil (EV) in a large frypan (a wok would be best!). First drop the carrots and turnips and fry them on a strong fire for 3 minutes. Add 1 tablespoon of liquid honey and cook on a medium fire for 7 minutes, stirring from time to time.
-Transfer the vegetables into a large plate. Wipe the frypan with kitchen paper. Heat 1 large tablespoon of olive oil (EV). When it is hot enough drop in the fennel and the onions and fry over strong fire for 3 minutes.
-Add the turnips and carrots with 2 more large tablespoon of honey. Let cook over a medium fire, stirring form time to time for 5 minutes.
Add the soy sauce and the last large tablespoon of honey. Fry over a medium fire, stirring from time to time, for 5 more minutes.
-Season with pepper and mix. Sprinkle with plenty of fresh coriander.
Serve immediately over the crunchy quinoa and eat while it is hot.
Simple ane easy, isn’t it?
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10 thoughts on “Vegan French Cuisine: Crunchy Quinoa and Seasonal Vegetables in Honey”
Looks delicious!! But honey isn’t vegan.
Cheers, my friend!
At least convince hubby that veg are good, too!LOL
Now this is my speed! Vegan!! YUM! And fennel and turnips too! You’re cooking the foods of my heart (and belly).
So pleased to please you!
vegan french! Who would have thought? Looks freaking delicious! Esp with the touch of honey…love the play on sweet + savory!
Always glad to please you!
this looks great
I need to try quinoa. I really do.
As far as I can recollect, it is quite popular in the States, isn’t it?