Mexican quinoa bowl

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Julie Myers

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Difficulty

Easy 👌
20
min.
Preparation
0
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-1+
100 g quinoa
1 clove garlic
½ avocado
20 g baby spinach
100 g kidney beans (drained and rinsed)
2 sprigs cilantro
2 tbsp water
egg
salt
pepper
olive oil for frying
cilantro for garnish
hot sauce for serving
Metric
Imperial

Utensils

  • small pot
  • small saucepan with lid
  • cooking spoon
  • cutting board
  • knife
  • frying pan
  • spatula

Nutrition per serving

Cal
711
Protein
23 g
Fat
40 g
Carb
62 g
  • Step 1/4

    Add quinoa to a sieve, rinse under lukewarm water, and transfer to a pot. Add water and salt, bring to a boil, and cook for approx. 20 min. In the meantime, peel and crush garlic, slice avocado, and tear spinach leaves. Combine kidney beans, garlic clove, cilantro sprigs, and 2 tbsp water in a small saucepan. Add a pinch of salt and bring to a boil, then lower heat and simmer, covered partially, for approx. 5 min.
    • 100 g quinoa
    • 1 clove garlic
    • ½ avocado
    • 20 g baby spinach
    • 100 g kidney beans (drained and rinsed)
    • 2 sprigs cilantro
    • 2 tbsp water
    • salt
    • small pot
    • small saucepan with lid
    • cooking spoon
    • cutting board
    • knife

    Add quinoa to a sieve, rinse under lukewarm water, and transfer to a pot. Add water and salt, bring to a boil, and cook for approx. 20 min. In the meantime, peel and crush garlic, slice avocado, and tear spinach leaves. Combine kidney beans, garlic clove, cilantro sprigs, and 2 tbsp water in a small saucepan. Add a pinch of salt and bring to a boil, then lower heat and simmer, covered partially, for approx. 5 min.

  • Step 2/4

    Add cooked quinoa and torn spinach leaves to bean mixture with a pinch of salt. Stir to combine, then partially cover and let cook over low heat for approx. 2 min.
    • salt

    Add cooked quinoa and torn spinach leaves to bean mixture with a pinch of salt. Stir to combine, then partially cover and let cook over low heat for approx. 2 min.

  • Step 3/4

    In a frying pan, heat olive oil over medium-high heat and fry egg. Season with salt and pepper.
    • olive oil for frying
    • egg
    • salt
    • pepper
    • frying pan
    • spatula

    In a frying pan, heat olive oil over medium-high heat and fry egg. Season with salt and pepper.

  • Step 4/4

    Remove garlic clove and cilantro stems from quinoa mixture and transfer mixture to a serving bowl. Top with avocado slices, fried egg, and cilantro leaves. Serve with hot sauce to taste.
    • cilantro for garnish
    • hot sauce for serving

    Remove garlic clove and cilantro stems from quinoa mixture and transfer mixture to a serving bowl. Top with avocado slices, fried egg, and cilantro leaves. Serve with hot sauce to taste.