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Quinoa with Teriyaki Potatoes and Kale

What you need: 

3/4 cup uncooked quinoa [u]Teriyaki Sauce[/u]:
1/2 cup + 2 tablespoons water, divided
1/4 cup soy sauce
2 tablespoons brown sugar
2 cloves garlic, chopped
sriacha or red pepper flakes, to taste
1 tablespoon cornstarch olive oil, for frying
2 red potatoes, diced
2 big handfuls chopped kale
black pepper

What you do: 

1. Cook quinoa according to package directions.
2. Teriyaki Sauce: In a saucepan over medium-high heat, combine 1/2 cup water, soy sauce, brown sugar, garlic, and sriacha. In a small dish, whisk together cornstarch and 2 tablespoons water, then add to saucepan. Heat until boiling, stirring occasionally, until thick. Remove from heat.
3. To a large pan over medium-high heat, add enough olive oil to cover the bottom of the pan. Add potatoes; saute until tender and browned. Add kale; stir it around until wilted, then add black pepper. Turn off heat.
4. Mix in the teriyaki sauce.
5. Grab a plate. Scoop some quinoa on that bad boy and then the potato mixture on top of that. Enjoy.
Source of recipe: Me.

Preparation Time: 
5 minutes, Cooking time: 30 minutes
Cooking Time: 
30 minutes
Servings: 
2
Recipe Category: 

SO HOW'D IT GO?

This is SO good!!  I shared the recipe with my mom, and it is now one of her favorites (mine too!)
Sometimes I add chickpeas to it, which is especially good if you roast the chickpeas first to add a little crunch. YUM! 

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This was soooo good! Will definately make again.  I doubled the non-sauce ingredients; tripled the sauce; added carrots with the potatoes and some chickpeas later with the kale; and swapped coconut sugar for brown.  Next time I will lightly coat the carrots and potatoes with olive oil and roast in the oven...I'm lazy:)  The boys in my life LOVE IT too...thanks for posting!!!

 

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This was great.  My husband liked it too.

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This was very, very tasty!!! Super easy to make, good flavor! Definitely a keeper!

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