Wholesome Quinoa Bowls



Wholesome Quinoa Bowls

If you’re looking for a nutritious and delicious meal, these Wholesome Quinoa Bowls are a perfect choice. Packed with protein, fiber, and a variety of flavors, they make for a satisfying and healthy dish that’s easy to prepare. Whether you’re a seasoned chef or a beginner in the kitchen, these bowls are a breeze to make and can be customized to suit your taste.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup quinoa, rinsed and drained
  • 2 cups water or vegetable broth
  • 1 cup diced bell peppers (red, yellow, and green)
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 cup cucumber, diced
  • 1/2 cup red onion, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1/4 cup feta cheese, crumbled
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. In a medium saucepan, combine the quinoa and water or vegetable broth. Bring to a boil, then reduce the heat to low, cover, and simmer for 15-20 minutes, or until the quinoa is cooked and the liquid is absorbed.
  2. Fluff the cooked quinoa with a fork and let it cool to room temperature.
  3. In a large bowl, combine the cooked quinoa, diced bell peppers, cherry tomatoes, cucumber, red onion, and fresh parsley.
  4. In a small bowl, whisk together the lemon juice, olive oil, salt, and pepper. Drizzle the dressing over the quinoa mixture and toss to combine.
  5. Sprinkle the crumbled feta cheese on top and serve your Wholesome Quinoa Bowls immediately.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

These Wholesome Quinoa Bowls are a delightful combination of fresh vegetables, fluffy quinoa, and a zesty dressing. They are perfect for a quick and healthy meal.

Nutrition Information: Calories: 285, Protein: 8g, Carbohydrates: 38g, Fat: 11g, Fiber: 5g

Whether you enjoy these bowls for lunch, dinner, or meal prep, you’ll appreciate their vibrant flavors and the nutritional benefits they offer. Customize them with your favorite veggies or add some grilled chicken or tofu for extra protein. Wholesome Quinoa Bowls are not only delicious but also a great choice for maintaining a balanced diet.