Grain Bowls with Chicken, Spiced Chickpeas, and Avocado
Grain Bowls with Chicken, Spiced Chickpeas, and Avocado
  • prep: 20 min
  • cook: 20 min
  • total: 40 min
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  • Summary

    A store-bought rotisserie chicken brings you one step closer to a nourishing grain bowl dinner.

    Ingredients

    • 2 teaspoons olive oil
    • 1 (15.5-ounce) can chickpeas, drained, rinsed, patted dry
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
    • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
    • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
    • 1 1/2 cups parsley leaves
    • 3/4 cup mint leaves
    • 1 1/4 cups extra-virgin olive oil
    • 6 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
    • 1 teaspoon honey
    • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
    • 4 cups cooked quinoa, farro, barley, or brown rice
    • 4 cups shredded cooked chicken (from 1 [2 1/2-pound] rotisserie chicken)
    • 2 mini seedless cucumbers, halved, sliced
    • 2 avocados, halved, pitted, sliced
    • 4 cups watercress or baby arugula
    • 1/2 cup pickled red onions
    • 4 teaspoons toasted sesame seeds

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 1065 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 78 g 120.49%
    • Saturated Fat: 11 g 55.28%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 1309 mg 54.55%
    • Calcium: 131 mg 13.05%
    • Potassium: 507 mg 14.49%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 5 mg 26.54%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 76 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 10 g 38.84%
    • Sugar: 3 g
    • Protein: 16 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 8 g
    • Vitamin A 47.68%
    • Vitamin C 78.6%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat15
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch4
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total2 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total1 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total2 oz-eq

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