Green Buddha Bowl with Spinach and Asparagus

Celebrate spring with a nourishing bowl packed to the brim with the first produce the season has to offer. Baby spinach and asparagus sing of spring, while quinoa and avocado round out the meal. This recipe comes to us from Jen of Driftwood Gardens.

Serves 1

  • 1/2┬ácup uncooked quinoa
  • 1 cup vegetable broth
  • Baby spinach leaves
  • Half an avocado, chopped
  • Several pieces of asparagus
  • 1 large clove garlic, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil (or to taste)
  • Dressing of your choice
  • Handful of sliced almonds

Boil vegetable broth, then add quinoa, bring to a simmer, cover and cook about 15 minutes

While quinoa cooks, put asparagus spears on a baking sheet, sprinkle with garlic and drizzle olive oil over. Cook in 350 degree oven for about 15 minutes.

To assemble bowl, put cooked quinoa in the bottom, cover with some baby spinach leaves, add a few spears of roasted asparagus, and the chopped avocado.

Drizzle with dressing of your choice and sprinkle some sliced almonds over top.

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Nutrition Information

Green Buddha Bowl with Spinach and Asparagus

Servings per Recipe: 1

Amount per Serving

Calories:  577

Calories from Fat:  260

Total Fat:  28g

Saturated Fat:  4g

Cholesterol:  0mg

Sodium:  560mg

Potassium:  1046mg

Carbohydrates:  67g

Dietary Fiber:  14g

Protein:  17g

Sugars:  4g

Vitamin A:  66%

Vitamin C:  27%

Calcium:  13%

Iron:  37%

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