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Smoky Avocado Quinoa Breakfast Bowl

Forget avocado toast

Recipe Courtesy of Hass Avocado Board

Move over avocado toast, this smoky avocado quinoa breakfast bowl has officially replaced you. 

Ingredients

For the Smoky Avocado Quinoa Breakfast Bowl

  • 2 Teaspoons olive oil
  • 1/3 Cup yellow onion, diced
  • 1 Garlic clove, minced
  • 3 Teaspoons smoked paprika
  • 1 Cup white quinoa
  • 2 Cups vegetable stock
  • 1 Ripe avocado, halved, pitted, peeled, and cubed
  • 2 Teaspoons lime juice
  • 2/3 Cups small white beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 Cup baby spinach

Directions

For the Smoky Avocado Quinoa Breakfast Bowl

Heat 1 teaspoon of olive oil in a heavy-bottomed saucepan. Add onion and cook over medium-low heat until soft, about 3 minutes. Add minced garlic and cook 1 minute more. Add smoked paprika. Stir and cook 1 more minute.

Add rinsed quinoa and vegetable stock and stir to combine. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover and let simmer 10-15 minutes. Uncover and fluff with a fork.

Sprinkle the cubed avocado with lime juice. Set aside.

In a separate sauté pan, heat ½ teaspoon of olive oil. Add white beans. Cook over medium heat until beans are heated through. Place beans on top of rice pilaf in serving bowl.

Heat remaining ½ teaspoon of olive oil. Add spinach. Cook over medium heat until spinach is wilted. Place spinach on top of rice pilaf next to white beans in serving bowl.

Top each bowl with a generous spoonful of the cubed avocado.

Nutritional Facts
Servings4
Calories Per Serving356
Total Fat13g20%
Sugar2gN/A
Saturated2g9%
Protein14g27%
Carbs50g17%
Vitamin A86µg10%
Vitamin B60.5mg24.9%
Vitamin C9mg16%
Vitamin E3mg16%
Vitamin K53µg66%
Calcium107mg11%
Fiber11g45%
Folate (food)236µgN/A
Folate equivalent (total)236µg59%
Iron6mg31%
Magnesium158mg40%
Monounsaturated7gN/A
Niacin (B3)2mg10%
Phosphorus312mg45%
Polyunsaturated3gN/A
Potassium1048mg30%
Riboflavin (B2)0.3mg16.4%
Sodium36mg1%
Thiamin (B1)0.3mg21.2%
Zinc3mg18%