Peanut Butter Stir Fry Vegetables Recipe (High Protein)

Healthy vegan peanut butter stir fry vegetables with brown rice for a filling whole food plant based dinner. One serving  contains 640 calories, 30 g protein, and the recipe is done within 30 minutes.

peanut butter stir with brown rice

This high protein stir fry is definitely a healthy comfort food and the ingredients are easy to find. The sriracha and ginger give this stir fry peanut sauce a kick and the maple syrup and soy sauce add some interesting flavors.

Broccoli, bell pepper, and ginger add important vitamins and health benefits to this vegan meal while the white beans add minerals and make a great plant based protein source.

Nutrition of the Vegetables with Peanut Sauce

One serving of the stir fry peanut sauce, veggies, and (brown) rice contains about 640 calories, 18 g fiber, 17 g fat, and 30 g protein. It is high in B-vitamins for energy, folate, vitamin C and K, calcium, iron, magnesium, selenium, and zinc.

For women, this meal would cover 50% of your daily need in iron, 70% magnesium, and 46% zinc.

The meal is made with whole food plant based ingredients and no oil or sugar is used. The vegan peanut stir fry is nutrient dense and would also make a great weight loss recipe.

peanut butter stir with brown rice

Peanut stir fry sauce recipe Instruction

The ingredients for this meal are simple and easy to find. You’ll need:

  • Peanut butter
  • Seasoning (maple syrup, ginger, garlic, soy sauce, sriracha, apple cider vinegar)
  • Broccoli
  • Bell peppers (orange/yellow)
  • Green onion
  • White beans (great northern or cannellini)
  • Brown rice
peanut butter stir fry ingredients

How to make the easy peanut sauce stir fry

To prepare the peanut butter stir fry, cook the rice according to the package, then cut and wash the vegetables.

Add beans, broccoli, spring onion, and bell pepper to a large pan with 1/2 cup of water and set on medium heat to steam (with a lid) and let steam for about 15 minutes.

asian vegetables with plant based protein

In the meantime you can prepare the peanut butter stir fry sauce; Add peanut butter, apple cider vinegar, sriracha, ginger, soy sauce, garlic, and warm water to a bowl and stir. Add more water if desired.

peanut butter vegetable stir fry plant based

Coat the veggies with the peanut sauce and serve over rice. Split rice and vegetable stir fry mix equally into 4 servings.

If you like this meal, check out the easy vegan Thai Noodle Soup, and this healthy Eggplant Curry.

peanut stiry fry vegan veggetables
Peanut Sauce Stir Fry Vegetables

Peanut Sauce Stir Fry Vegetables

Yield: 4
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes

Vegan peanut sauce stir fry with vegetables and brown rice for a healthy and filling dinner. Budget friendly plant based dinner meal with 640 calories and 30 g of protein.

Ingredients

  • 6 heaping tablespoons peanut butter (unsweetened, unsalted)
  • 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tbsp sriracha
  • 3 cloves garlic, pressed
  • 4 tbsp soy sauce (sodium reduced)
  • 2 tbsp ground fresh ginger
  • 1/4 to 1/2 cup warm water
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup
  • 24 oz. broccoli
  • 3 red (or orange/yellow) bell pepper
  • 1 bundle green onion
  • 2 cans white beans, rinsed (or 3 cups cooked)
  • 1 cup dry brown rice
  • optional: turmeric powder and black pepper

Instructions

  1. Cook the rice according to the package instruction
  2. Cut and wash the vegetables
  3. Add beans, broccoli, spring onion, and bell pepper to a large pan with 1/2 cup of water and set on medium heat to steam (with a lid).
  4. Once the veggies are soft (15 minutes) you can drain the water and add the peanut sauce.
  5. For the peanut sauce add peanut butter, apple cider vinegar, maple syrup, sriracha, ginger, soy sauce, garlic, and warm water to a bowl and stir. Add more water if desired.
  6. Coat the veggies with the peanut sauce and serve over rice. Split rice and vegetable stir fry mix equally into 4 servings.
Nutrition Information:

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 640Total Fat: 17gTrans Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgCarbohydrates: 98gFiber: 18gProtein: 30g