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Roasted Chicken Quinoa Power Bowl

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A one-bowl wonder of quinoa, grilled chicken and veggies. It’s as perfect for a weeknight meal as it is served at a summer barbecue potluck.

Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 25 minutes
Yield: 8 servings
Serving size: Approximately 1 cup

Roasted Chicken Quinoa Power Bowl
A one-bowl wonder of quinoa, grilled chicken and veggies. It’s as perfect for a weeknight meal as it is served at a summer barbecue potluck. Prep time: 15 minutes Cook time: 25 minutes Yield: 8 servings Serving size: Approximately 1 cup
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Ingredients
  1. 1 cup dry quinoa
  2. 2 cups reduced-sodium vegetable broth
  3. ¾ cup pesto (store bought is fine)
  4. 12 oz grilled chicken breast (do in advance)
  5. 4 Tbsp lemon juice
  6. 1 tsp garlic powder
  7. 1 tsp crushed red pepper
  8. 1 tsp paprika
  9. 1 tsp onion powder
  10. 3 tsp extra virgin olive oil
  11. 2 cups kale, chopped
  12. 2 cups cauliflower, chopped
  13. 2 cups carrots, chopped
  14. 3 Tbsp fresh garlic, minced
  15. ¼ tsp salt
  16. ¼ tsp black pepper
  17. 2 — 14.5 oz cans of crushed tomatoes
  18. Some cilantro leaves for garnish
Instructions
  1. In a saucepan, combine dry quinoa and chicken broth. Cover and bring to a boil. Once boiling, reduce to simmer for 15 minutes. Remove from heat and set aside.
  2. In a large sealable baggie, place grilled chicken breast, lemon juice, garlic powder, crushed red pepper, paprika and onion powder. Seal bag and shake, set aside.
  3. In a large pot over medium-low heat add olive oil, kale, cauliflower and carrots.
  4. Sauté until carrots are al denté, add garlic, salt and pepper and mix well.
  5. Add tomatoes, quinoa, chicken mixture and combine. Cook for 2 minutes. Stir in pesto. Garnish with cilantro.
Notes
  1. Nutrition Information
Per Serving Approximately 1 cup
  1. Calories: 297
  2. Fat: 13g
  3. Carbohydrates: 29g
  4. Fiber: 6g
  5. Sugar: 7g
  6. Protein: 15g
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