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Balsamic stir fry with quinoa pasta

This was one of those fast lunches using up whatever I had in the fridge before we get another organic bag delivered tomorrow. Spinach, garlic, tomatoes, pepper and chick peas, ended up in this stir fry based with aged balsamic vinegar which made it a little sweet and sour. This lunch takes a bout 10 minutes to make so it’s perfect for one of those day’s when you have little time but big hunger.
Balsamic stir fry with pasta
1 cup pasta, cooked
1 tsp olive oil
1 garlic clove, grated
3 tbs Balsamic vinegar
1/4 cup yellow peppers, diced
1/4 cup roma tomatoes, chopped
1/4 cup chick peas, cooked
one handful baby spinach
Heat oil on medium heat in a frying pan and fry garlic for 30 seconds. Add balsamic and let simmer for a few minutes. Add peppers, tomatoes and chick peas and fry stirring a couple of times for a few minutes. Add spinach and blend and let it wilt. Add pasta and blend well.
Salt & pepper to taste

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  1. Allison, The Busy (Happy!) Vegan

    One word: yum!

  2. gud vad gott allt du tillagar låter och ser ut :)du undrade var jag får alla idéer till gröt och bröd ifrån. jag vet inte riktigt. jag brukar ta det som jag har tillgängligt eller det som behöver ätas upp och det brukar bli bra 🙂 sedan tittar jag i min grötbok då och då, den kan rekommenderas om du gillar gröt lika mycket som jag :)du får ha en underbar dag! kramar

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