Wholesome Quinoa and Roasted Vegetable Bowl

Wholesome Quinoa and Roasted Vegetable Bowl

Embrace the heartiness of wholesome ingredients and the vibrant flavors of nature with our delightful Wholesome Quinoa and Roasted Vegetable Bowl. This recipe offers a perfect harmony of nutty quinoa and an array of roasted vegetables, promising a satisfying and nourishing meal that uplifts both the body and the spirit. As a chef passionate about health and taste, I’m excited to share this culinary creation that’s not only a treat for your taste buds but also a celebration of balanced nutrition.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup quinoa, rinsed and drained
  • 2 cups mixed vegetables (bell peppers, zucchini, carrots), chopped
  • 1 red onion, thinly sliced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/4 cup feta cheese, crumbled
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar

Instructions

  1. Cook the quinoa according to package instructions and set aside.
  2. Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C).
  3. In a large bowl, combine the chopped vegetables, red onion, minced garlic, olive oil, dried thyme, salt, and pepper. Toss to coat the vegetables evenly.
  4. Spread the vegetable mixture onto a baking sheet in an even layer. Roast in the preheated oven for 20-25 minutes or until the vegetables are tender and slightly caramelized.
  5. In serving bowls, assemble the bowls by layering cooked quinoa and roasted vegetables.
  6. Sprinkle crumbled feta cheese over the top.
  7. Drizzle with balsamic vinegar to add a tangy kick to the dish.
  8. Enjoy this wholesome quinoa and roasted vegetable bowl as a satisfying lunch or dinner option!

Total time: 40 minutes

Yields: 2 servings

A symphony of flavors and textures, our Wholesome Quinoa and Roasted Vegetable Bowl brings together the earthy goodness of quinoa and the savory sweetness of roasted vegetables. The melding of these fresh, vibrant ingredients is not only visually appealing but also showcases the wonders of wholesome cooking.

Nutrition per serving:
Calories: 320
Carbohydrates: 45g
Protein: 8g
Fat: 12g
Fiber: 7g

Make this recipe a cherished part of your culinary repertoire, and experience the joy of savoring a meal that nourishes both body and soul. The Wholesome Quinoa and Roasted Vegetable Bowl is not just food; it’s a celebration of life’s simplest and most delectable pleasures.

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