And bonus!!! I was able to use some of the peppers I got from the Berry Farms Farm Box to make this recipe.
1/3 cup uncooked quinoa, rinsed and drained
2/3 cup chicken broth
2 slices center-cut bacon
1 cup chopped broccoli
3/4 cup chopped mixed bell peppers
1/4 cup chopped onion
3 oz. cooked chicken
1 tbsp. chopped cilantro
Place quinoa and broth in a pot. Bring to a boil, then reduce to a simmer until all of the broth is absorbed, about 15 minutes.
Meanwhile, cook bacon according to package instructions, either in the microwave or in a skillet. Once cool enough to handle, chop the bacon.
Place broccoli, peppers, and onion in a microwave-safe bowl with 1 tbsp. water. Cook for 1 minute, or until softened.
In a bowl, combine quinoa, bacon, veggies, and cilantro and lightly toss.
makes 1 serving.
tips. You can sauté the veggies in a skillet, if you don’t want to use the microwave. The micro can just speed up the process!
You can also sub in whatever veggies you have on hand ---mushrooms are great in this!