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 399 Calories from Fat 180
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 20g 31%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 4g
Monounsaturated Fat 10g
Cholesterol 58mg 19%
Sodium 300mg 13%
Potassium 847mg 24%
Total Carbohydrates 31g 10%
Dietary Fiber 9g 36%
Sugars 4g
Protein 27g 54%
Vitamin A 12%
Vitamin C 36%
Vitamin D1%
Calcium 5%
Iron 17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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