Quinoa Bowl

Healthy QUINOA Meal

Ingredients

  • 2 cups (3/4-inch) diagonally cut carrot
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, divided
  • Cooking spray
  • 5 tablespoons plain 2% reduced-fat Greek yogurt
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons Andean Star Yacon Syrup
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups Andean Star cooked quinoa
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded skinless, boneless rotisserie chicken breast
  • 1 1/2 cups seedless red grapes, halved
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced green onions
  • 1/2 cup fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves
  • 1/2 cup toasted sliced almonds
  • 4 cups mixed salad greens

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 450°.
  2. Combine carrot, oil, and 1/4 teaspoon salt on a jelly-roll pan coated with cooking spray; toss to coat. Bake at 450° for 15 minutes or until tender.
  3. Combine remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt, yogurt, and next 5 ingredients (through pepper) in a large bowl, stirring with a whisk. Add carrot, quinoa, and next 5 ingredients (through almonds); toss. Place 1 cup salad greens in each of 4 shallow bowls; top each serving with about 1 1/2 cups quinoa mixture.
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