Good-For-You Veggie Grain Bowl

Food should make us feel good, and this grain bowl recipe doesn’t disappoint. It looks good. Tastes good. And delivers protein, calcium and fiber, making it good for you. In fact, maybe we should change its name to “triple threat.”

Nutrition information
30min
Prep time
20min
Cook time
4
Servings

Good-For-You Veggie Grain Bowl

Food should make us feel good, and this grain bowl recipe doesn’t disappoint. It looks good. Tastes good. And delivers protein, calcium and fiber, making it good for you. In fact, maybe we should change its name to “triple threat.”

Food should make us feel good, and this grain bowl recipe doesn’t disappoint. It looks good. Tastes good. And delivers protein, calcium and fiber, making it good for you. In fact, maybe we should change its name to “triple threat.”

Nutrition information
30min
Prep time
20min
Cook time
4
Servings

Ingredients:

For Grain Bowl

For Chili-Lime Vinaigrette

Directions:

For Grain Bowl

  1. Heat 1 teaspoon olive oil in a medium nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot. Add chiles; cook, stirring occasionally, until chiles are lightly blistered and browned and just tender, about 3 minutes.
  2. Season with salt and pepper. Remove from pan.
  3. Add remaining teaspoon oil to same pan. Add corn; cook over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, until corn begins to lightly blister and brown, about 5 minutes.
  4. Season with salt and pepper. Remove from pan.
  5. To serve, place 1 cup grains in individual serving bowl. Arrange corn, chiles, cheese, chickpeas, tomatoes, avocado and radishes on top of grains, dividing evenly.
  6. Garnish with cilantro, if using. Serve with vinaigrette, as desired. Top with a dollop of Greek yogurt.

For Chili-Lime Vinaigrette

  1. Whisk lime juice, cumin, garlic, honey, chili powder and salt in a small bowl until well combined.
  2. Whisk in oil until blended. Stir in cilantro.

Notes:

Chili-Lime Vinaigrette Nutrition Information per 1/4 recipe, about 2 tablespoons: 171 calories; 18 g total fat, 2 g saturated fat; 0 mg cholesterol; 302 mg sodium; 3 g carbohydrate; 0 g dietary fiber; 0 g protein.

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Nutrition Information

  • Per serving
  • Calories 380
  • Total Fat 16g
  • Cholesterol 19mg
  • Sodium 302g
  • Total Carbohydrate 48g
  • Protein 14g