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Quinoa Bowl Recipe
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Quinoa Bowl

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"Simple dish that is very healthy, vegetarian, and can be a side or main course. Great to make and pack as a lunch for a few days after."

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  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    30 mins
  • READY IN

    1 hr

Directions

  1. Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Add sweet potatoes and salt; stir to coat sweet potatoes with oil and saute until tender yet firm to the bite, about 10 minutes. Transfer sweet potatoes to a plate and season with more salt.
  2. Saute onion and garlic in the same skillet until softened, 4 to 5 minutes.
  3. Place a steamer insert into a saucepan and fill with water to just below the bottom of the steamer. Bring water to a boil. Add asparagus, cover, and steam until tender, about 4 minutes. Cut asparagus into 1/2-inch pieces.
  4. Bring water and quinoa to a boil in a saucepan. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer until quinoa is tender and water has been absorbed, 10 to 15 minutes.
  5. Toss sweet potatoes, onion-garlic mixture, asparagus, and quinoa together in a bowl; cool to room temperature. Add cashews and top with more olive oil and salt.
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Footnotes

  • Cook's Note:
  • Toasted walnuts can be substituted for the cashews if desired.
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Apr 04, 2015

I made this as a side dish to complement a light fish meal. I used red quinoa because that is what we prefer. I'm not sure about the asparagus in this. It just didn't seem to fit. I will make this again, but without the asparagus but maybe some other green vegetable, maybe flat leaf kale in a small quantity.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 473 kcal
  • 24%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 70 g
  • 23%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 16.4 g
  • 25%
  • Fiber
  • 8.9 g
  • 36%
  • Protein
  • 14.1 g
  • 28%
  • Sodium
  • 218 mg
  • 9%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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