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Hand squeezing lime over green grain bowl.

Spicy Green Grain Bowl

Yield: 4 servings
Prep Time: 15 mins
Cook Time: 25 mins
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This Spicy Green Grain Bowl is full of fresh greens and hearty quinoa.


  • 1 cup uncooked quinoa, (3 cups cooked)
  • 2 jalapenos
  • 2 cups leafy greens (spinach, kale, etc.)
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro, lightly packed
  • 1 avocado
  • 1 lime
  • 1/4 cup spicy mayo, (see note 1)
  • soy sauce, to taste
  • salt, to taste


  • Cook: Cook quinoa according to package instructions. The ratio is generally 1 part quinoa 2 parts water (1 cup quinoa, 2 cups water).
  • Slice and Dice: Cut jalapenos into slices (so they look like little rings). Remove seeds to decrease spiciness. Keep seeds to increase spiciness. Roughly chop greens and fresh cilantro. Cute avocado into slices or cubes (whichever you prefer). Cut lime into wedges.
  • Assemble: Season the quinoa with a couple hefty pinches of salt. Then assemble the grain bowls by putting ¼ of the quinoa in each bowl and topping with jalapeno, greens, cilantro, avocado and a couple fresh squeezes of lime juice. Finish it off with a drizzle of spicy mayo and a splash of soy sauce (to taste). Dig in!


Note 1: You can purchase spicy mayo as a condiment at the grocery store or make your own. It is just mayonnaise and sriracha. Add a little sriracha to 1/4 cup of mayonnaise a little at a time until you reach your desired spiciness and flavor!


Serving: 0.25of recipe | Calories: 343kcal | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 21g | Cholesterol: 6mg | Sodium: 110mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 1g
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