Thursday, April 23, 2015

Taco Chicken Quinoa Bowl

As requested by my challenge group, here is my spin off of the Taco Chicken Quinoa Bowl!!
1 Cup uncooked quinoa
1 Cup corn
1 15 oz can black beans, rinsed and drained
1 16 oz salsa
1 1/2 Cup chicken broth, low sodium
1 tsp garlic powder
2 tsp chili powder
1 tsp ground cumin
1.25# boneless chicken breast
1 cup low fat cheese
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Spray 9X13 baking dish with cooking spray.
  3. In a medium bowl mix quinoa, 1/4 jar salsa, chicken broth, corn, beans, and seasonings together.
  4. Pour into baking dish.
  5. top with chicken breasts and the rest of the salsa over the chicken.
  6. Cover baking dish with foil and bake for 30 minutes, then remove the foil and sprinkle cheese over the top, baking for an additional 15 minutes or until cheese is melted.
Nutritional Information
8 servings
200 calories per serving
5 g fat
8 g fiber
14 g protein

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