Quinoa Burrito Bowl

April 6, 2011 at 9:06 pm 1 comment

Quinoa + Black beans + Greek yogurt = Protein goodness.

Quinoa Burrito Bowl

What you’ll need:

– quinoa (1 cup)

– 1 red onion, diced

– 1 small can of diced green chiles

– 1/2 cup of canned, peeled tomatoes, diced

– 1 can of black beans, rinsed

– chili powder

– cayenne pepper

– arugula

– sliced jalapenos

– 1 avocado

– tortilla chips

– salsa (optional)

– greek yogurt (optional)


1) add quinoa to saucepan with 2 cups of water. bring to a boil, then simmer, covered, for about 15 minutes until all the water is absorbed.

2) while quinoa is cooking, cook onions in a pan until translucent. add green chiles and tomatoes and cook together for about 5 minutes. add black beans. season with chili powder, cayenne, and salt and pepper to taste. mix together until combined.

3) grab a large bowl. put in a handful of arugula as the bottom layer.

4) spread a layer of cooked, fluffed quinoa over the arugula.

5) spoon the cooked onion, tomatoes, and beans mixture over the quinoa.

6) top with avocado and sliced jalapenos.

7) garnish with greek yogurt, and salsa. then serve, and enjoy!


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1 Comment Add your own

  • 1. Chris M.  |  April 7, 2011 at 5:16 pm

    Your mom is a quinoa burrito bowl. No, I’m just kidding. Your food looks delicious and wholesome. I wish I could eat it all.


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