What’s better than fast and delicious food? Fast, delicious, and healthy food! No joke, these quinoa bowls are so addicting you’ll want to make them for dinner every night for weeks, like I did! Try these quinoa bowls for lunch meal prep, or serve your family/friends for dinner. (oh yeah, and these are gluten-free!)
Southwest Quinoa Bowls
12 ounces flank steak or chicken breast cut in 2 inch pieces
2 Cups Cooked Quinoa
1 Cup Black Beans
1 Cup Corn
½ Cup Fire Roasted Diced Tomatoes
½ Cup Chopped Onion
½ Cup Chopped Green Pepper
1-2 Tsp Lime Juice
1 Tsp Garlic Powder
3-4 Tsp Taco Seasoning
1 Tsp Cilantro
Optional 1 chopped avocado
Cut meat into 2 inch pieces and season with 1 tsp taco seasonings, salt, and pepper. Cook meat until done and set aside.
Cook quinoa and set aside.
Add 1 tbsp olive oil to fry pan and turn on to medium heat. Add onions and green pepper to pan and cook for 3-4 minutes. Add 1 tsp taco seasonings and stir to coat vegetables.
Add meat, quinoa, black beans, corn, and diced tomatoes to the pan. Mix in lime juice, garlic powder, cilantro, and 1 tsp taco seasonings. Cook 2-3 minutes or until heated through.
Optional: add avocado and additional cilantro to top.
Serve and enjoy!
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Julia is the Social Media Assistant for VASA Fitness Corporate where she has the opportunity to manage the social media and customer engagement for each VASA location. When she isn't working out or posting about VASA , she enjoys baking, hiking, and hanging out with her friends.