Creamy, healthy peanut butter stir fry recipe with vegetables and rice for a healthy and filling dinner. 660 calories, $2.30 per serving, and done within 30 minutes.
This creamy vegan recipe is definitely a healthy comfort food and the ingredients are easy to find. The sriracha and ginger give this 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 Peanut Stir Fry Recipe
One serving of the sauce, veggies, and (brown) rice contains about 660 calories, 18 g fiber, 14 g fat, and 31 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.
f you are on a weight loss journey you can split this meal into 5 servings and enjoy 530 calories with lots of protein and fiber to keep you full for a long time.
If you eat enough fiber throughout your day, you can also use white rice instead.
Cost of the Peanut Butter Stir Fry Meal
- 6 heaping tablespoons peanut butter $0.30
- Seasoning: $0.40
- 2 lbs broccoli $2.6
- 2 red (or orange/yellow) bell pepper $3.44
- 1 bundle green onion $0.88
- 2 cans white beans (great northern, drained) $1.20
- 1 cup dry rice $0.32
One serving of this recipe is about $2.30 per serving. Please note these numbers depend on season and store. I got all my ingredients at Walmart with the Walmart grocery pick up and made this meal in March. Also, I only calculated the price based on the items I used, not on the bulk I bought. You can use the leftovers for other recipes.
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 660Total Fat: 14gTrans Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgCarbohydrates: 108gFiber: 18gProtein: 31.6g