Vegetarian Quinoa Bowl



Vegetarian Quinoa Bowl

If you’re looking for a delicious and nutritious meal that’s quick to prepare, look no further than this Vegetarian Quinoa Bowl. Packed with protein, fiber, and a variety of colorful vegetables, this bowl is not only healthy but also incredibly satisfying.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 2 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 cup cucumber, diced
  • 1 cup red bell pepper, diced
  • 1/2 cup red onion, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1/4 cup feta cheese, crumbled
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Rinse the quinoa thoroughly under cold water.
  2. In a medium saucepan, combine the quinoa and vegetable broth. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer for 15-20 minutes or until the quinoa is cooked and the liquid is absorbed.
  3. Fluff the cooked quinoa with a fork and let it cool to room temperature.
  4. In a large mixing bowl, combine the cooked quinoa, cherry tomatoes, cucumber, red bell pepper, red onion, and fresh parsley.
  5. In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil and balsamic vinegar. Drizzle the dressing over the quinoa mixture and toss to combine.
  6. Gently fold in the crumbled feta cheese and season with salt and pepper to taste.
  7. Divide the Vegetarian Quinoa Bowl into serving bowls and enjoy!

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Serves: 4

This Vegetarian Quinoa Bowl is a perfect blend of flavors and textures. It’s great for a quick weeknight dinner or as a meal prep option for a busy week ahead. The quinoa provides a hearty base, while the colorful vegetables and tangy dressing make it a refreshing and satisfying dish.

Nutrition Information (per serving):

  • Calories: 280
  • Protein: 8g
  • Carbohydrates: 39g
  • Fiber: 5g
  • Fat: 11g

Whether you’re a dedicated vegetarian or simply looking to incorporate more meatless meals into your diet, this Vegetarian Quinoa Bowl is sure to become a favorite. Its versatility allows you to customize it with your favorite vegetables and dressings, making it a go-to recipe for a healthy and delicious meal option.

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