QUICK & EASY WEEK NIGHT DINNER - Greek Quinoa Bowl
This meal kept getting pushed out of the rotation every week, I just was not excited about it. I thought it was going to be bland and boring. I finally bit the bullet and forced myself to make it. I was so pleasantly surprise. Never underestimate simple ingredients creating delicious combinations.
QUICK & EASY Greek Quinoa Bowl
HERE IS WHAT YOU NEED: shrimp, quinoa (this is what I used), 1 bundle of asparagus, 1 container cherry tomatoes, 2-3 cloves garlic, Cavender's All Purpose Greek Seasoning, half a lemon juiced, olive oil, salt + pepper
WHY THIS WORKS DURING THE WEEK: This recipe would really work with any protein option, even tofu. Using the microwave quinoa packs from Central Market significantly cut down on time, this recipe only took about 15 minutes.
QUICK & EASY WEEKNIGHT DINNER - Greek Quinoa Bowl
1 lb frozen medium shrimp (peeled, cooked, & deveined)
1 container cherry tomatoes
2-3 tbs olive oil
1/2 lemon juiced
2-3 garlic cloves minced
1 bundle asparagus cut into 2 in pieces and steamed
1 package Central Market quinoa or other quinoa option
Salt + pepper to taste
In a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add shrimp, cherry tomatoes, Greek seasoning, lemon juice, and garlic. Sauté, periodically stirring.
On the side, chop asparagus and steam. Add to skillet and continue to sauté.
Prepare quinoa as directed. Add quinoa to skillet. Stir evenly coating quinoa with remaining liquid.
Season with salt & pepper. Enjoy!
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