Southwest Quinoa Bowls

Quinoa is a complete protein and this zesty bowl can be made vegan by not adding the chicken!

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Serves5 (1 cup each)
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  1. Place chicken and chipotles in 1-gallon freezer bag, refrigerate and marinate for at least 1 hour, but preferably overnight.
  2. Preheat the grill. Remove the chicken from the plastic bag and place onto the grill. Cook for 6 minutes on each side or until internal temp reaches 165F.
  3. Meanwhile, cook quinoa according to package instructions in a large saucepan.
  4. Chop cauliflower into bite-sized pieces.
  5. In a large nonstick pan, warm 1 tablespoon olive oil over medium heat, and then add the corn, onions and garlic and cook for 3 minutes, or until softened.
  6. Into the quinoa pan, add cauliflower, chicken, corn, onion, garlic, black beans, and cilantro.
  7. Warm over medium heat for about 4 minutes.

Recipe Tips

Top with avocado slices and lime juice.

Nutrition Facts
Southwest Quinoa Bowls
Amount Per Serving (1 cup eachg)
Calories 316 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10g 15%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3g
Monounsaturated Fat 4g
Cholesterol 77mg 26%
Sodium 230mg 10%
Potassium 607mg 17%
Total Carbohydrates 23g 8%
Dietary Fiber 6g 24%
Sugars 3g
Protein 34g 68%
Vitamin A 19%
Vitamin C 25%
Vitamin D0%
Calcium 3%
Iron 15%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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