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Greek Chicken Quinoa Bowl

  • Author: Amy
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 20 mins
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Category: Entree
  • Cuisine: American

Description

This healthy and delicious Greek Chicken Quinoa Bowl is a quick and easy weeknight meal that’s perfect for meal prepping lunches for the week!


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Ingredients

Greek Chicken Seasonings

  • 1 lb. chicken tenders
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 tablespoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Cucumber Dressing

  • 6 oz.  plain Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 medium cucumber (save half for assembly)
  • juice and zest of 1 lemon
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh dill

For Assembly:

  • 2 cups cooked quinoa
  • 4 oz. feta cheese crumbles
  • 20 grape tomatoes
  • 1/2 medium cucumber, diced
  • 1/2 red onion, chopped
  • 1/2 cup black olives, sliced
  • herbs -fresh dill and parsley, chopped

Instructions

  1. Prepare the chicken. Mix the seasoning ingredients in a small bowl and toss the chicken to coat evenly. Cook the chicken over medium-high heat in a skillet until cooked through, about 4 to 5 minutes per side.
  2. Make the Cucumber Dressing. Place the Greek yogurt in a small bowl. Use a grater to grate 1/2 of a cucumber into the yogurt, using both the flesh and liquid of the cucumber. Add the lemon juice, garlic and fresh dill. Stir to combine.
  3. Cook the quinoa. Cook the quinoa according to the package directions or use this easy Instant Pot Quinoa recipe for perfectly cooked quinoa!
  4. Assemble the bowls. Evenly divide the chicken, quinoa, cucumber dressing, feta, chopped vegetables and herbs into four separate bowls.

Notes

  • Feel free to use boneless skinless chicken breasts instead of chicken tenders.
  • You can make your quinoa with this easy Instant Pot Quinoa recipe while your chicken is cooking.
  • These bowls are perfect for meal prepping healthy lunches for the week.

Keywords: healthy meal prep, 500 calorie recipes

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