Vegetable Stir Fry with Cilantro

(Yields: 1 plate, Serving: 2, Prep time: 15 mins, Cook time: 15 mins)

Ingredients

  • 6-7 baby carrots
  • 1 small red onion
  • 3 broccoli florets
  • 1 zucchini
  • 3-5 sprigs cilantro (divided use*)
  • 2 tablespoons extra light olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure maple syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon reduced sodium soy sauce

Instructions

Prepare the veggies:

Chop the carrots, onions, broccoli and zucchini into whatever shape you’d like.

Add 2 tablespoons of extra light olive oil into the frying pan, turn it to medium high, then add the onions.

Cook for about 3-5 minutes until onions give off a nice smell.

Add the carrots and cook for another 2 minutes.

Add the broccoli florets, sea salt and water. Stir and cook in medium high for 5 minutes.

Add the zucchini, cayenne pepper, sesame oil, maple syrup and soy sauce and cook for about 5-7 minutes until all the veggies have softened.

While this is cooking, chop the cilantro in smaller pieces.

Finally, add half of the cilantro to the frying pan and cook for 1 minute and turn of the heat. Spoon the veggies onto a plate and put the remaining cilantro on the side.