Quinoa Bowl a-la Panera
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A hearty and healthy one dish meal that can accommodate both the meat and veggie lovers in the family.
Recipe type: Main Course
Serves: 4 Bowls
For the Broth:
  • 5 Cups Vegetable/Chick Broth
  • 3 Tbsp Soy Sauce
  • Juice from ½ of a Fresh Lemon
  • 1 tsp Miso Paste (optional)
For the Dish:
  • 1 8 Oz. Package of Spinach
  • 1 8 Oz. Package of Kale
  • 1 Cup Quinoa, Cooked
  • 1 Cup Brown Rice, Cooked
  • 1 Cup Green Lentils, Cooked
  • 1 Recipe for Sofrito
  • 1 Pound Cooked and Sliced Chicken Meat
  • 4 Eggs (Optional in Place of Chicken)
For Assembly of an Individual Bowl:
  • One handful of baby spinach
  • One handful of baby Kale
  • ¼ Cup Cooked Quinoa
  • ¼ Cup Cooked Brown Rice
  • ¼ Cup Cooked Green Lentils
  • 1 Heaping Spoonful Sofrito
  • ½ Cup Broth
  • 5-6 Slices of Cooked Chicken
  • 1 Fried Egg
  1. For the broth, add all ingredients list above to a medium saucepan and heat until steaming.
  2. To assemble, add the kale and spinach to the bottom of the bowl.
  3. Add the quinoa, brown rice and lentils.
  4. Top with the sofrito.
  5. Pour the hot broth over the top of the grains.
  6. Lay chicken or Egg on top of soup and enjoy!
Recipe by Mommie Cooks! at http://www.mommiecooks.com/2015/11/14/panera-quinoa-bowl/