Veggie Bowl With or Without Chicken

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
20 min 20 min 2
Veggie Bowl With or Without Chicken
Health Highlights


1 cup Quinoa, cooked (or brown rice)
1 1/2 cup Broccoli florets (chopped)
1 1/3 cup Cauliflower (chopped)
1 cup chopped Carrots
1 cup Spinach (coarsely chopped)
1 medium pepper(s) Red bell pepper (chopped)
1/2 cup Parsley, fresh (finely chopped)
1/2 cup Pumpkin seeds (pepitas) (unsalted)
1/2 whole lemon(s) Lemon juice (from 1/2 lemon)
1 tsp Salt and pepper (to taste)
2 tbsp Extra virgin olive oil
1/2 tsp Cayenne pepper (optional)
454 gm Chicken, cooked (optional)


Steam broccoli, carrots, and cauliflower for 5 to 7 minutes, depending on desired tenderness, adding in peppers the last 2 to 3 minutes.

Chop the spinach and parsley.

In a large mixing bowl, toss together the cooked quinoa or brown rice, steamed
vegetables, spinach, red pepper, parsley, and raw seeds.

Whisk together the lemon juice, olive oil, sea salt and pepper to taste, and stir into veggie bowl.

Serve cold or warm, with or without chicken.

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 896
Calories from fat 487
Calories from saturated fat 110
Total Fat 54 g
Saturated Fat 12.2 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 11.7 g
Monounsaturated Fat 26.3 g
Cholesterol 172 mg
Sodium 932 mg
Potassium 1580 mg
Total Carbohydrate 42 g
Dietary Fiber 11.6 g
Sugars 8.9 g
Protein 67 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Grain 1.4
Meat 3.2
Meat Alternative 0.5
Vegetables 4.5

Energy sources


Meal Type(s)