Veggie Grain Bowl

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Veggie Grain Bowl
Serving: Serves 1
Prep Time: 20 Minutes
Cook Time: Cook 22 Minutes
Veggie Grain Bowl
Recipe By: Logo Site

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1½ Tbsp. Big Y pure olive oil, divided

¼ cup quinoa

¾ cup water

1 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice

½ Tbsp. white balsamic vinegar

-kosher salt and fresh ground pepper to taste

1 Tbsp. fresh parsley, chopped

1 cup yellow and red grape tomatoes, halved

½ cup canned Big Y garbanzo beans, drained and rinsed

2 Tbsp. walnuts

½ small avocado, peeled, pitted and sliced

½ Tbsp. sesame seeds


In a small saucepan over medium heat, add Ā½ tablespoon oil. Once hot, add quinoa and toast for 2 minutes, stirring frequently. Add water, increase heat to medium-high and bring to a boil. Once boiling, reduce heat to low, cover and let cook for 20 minutes or until quinoa is tender, adding more water as needed. Remove from heat and fluff with a fork; let cool. In a small bowl, whisk together remaining oil, lemon juice, vinegar and salt and pepper to taste. Place cooled quinoa in a large bowl; drizzle oil mixture over top. Arrange parsley, tomatoes, garbanzo beans, walnuts, avocado and sesame seeds on top of quinoa and enjoy.

Nutrition facts:

Nutrition Information Per Serving: Calories: 711 (Calories from Fat: 414); Total Fat: 46g (Saturated Fat: 6g); Protein: 19g; Total Carbohydrates: 64g (Dietary Fiber: 18g; Sugars: 11g); Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 269mg
Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Prep Time: 20 Minutes
Cook Time: 23 to 27 Minutes