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Peanut Vegetable Stir-Fry

Season: Fall, Spring, Summer, Winter,

Meal: Dinner,

Protein: Peanut butter,

Ingredients: Applesauce, Broccoli, Carrot, Onion, Pasta, Pepper, Rice,

Try this yummy combination for a twist on stir fry! This is a great way to use up leftover vegetables!

Makes 2 servings


  • 2 cups of fresh or frozen mixed stir fry vegetables
  • 1 tablespoon of canola oil
  • 3 tablespoons of peanut butter
  • 3 tablespoons of low-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons of unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 teaspoon of cornstarch
  • Pinch of red pepper flakes
  • 1 cup brown rice, cooked (or you can substitute whole-grain pasta noodles)


  1. Cook rice according to directions.
  2. Heat oil in a skillet on medium-high heat.
  3. Combine peanut butter, soy sauce, apple sauce, cornstarch, pepper flakes, and 2 tablespoons of water. Mix well.
  4. Add vegetables. Cook until tender.
  5. Mix in peanut sauce. Stir until vegetables are well coated. If peanut sauce is a too thick, add water. Add cornstarch if too much liquid.
  6. Serve over brown rice.