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California Avocado Power Bowl

California Avocado Power Bowl

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Total time:

15 min

Prep time:

15 min

Cook time:

n/a

This meatless bowl is packed full of vitamins and nutrients to keep you sustained through long days of training. A vegetarian treat that is high in fiber (100% DV) and vitamin K (220% DV). It is also an excellent source of folate (35% DV), vitamin B1 (70% DV), vitamin B2 (60% DV), vitamin B3 (80% DV), vitamin B6 (40% DV), vitamin C (35% DV), vitamin E (45% DV), iron (40% DV) and protein (56% DV). 

ingredients

Serving Size: 4

2 cups uncooked farro, yields 2x cooked, prep per package instructions
2 (15-oz. can) garbanzo beans (chickpeas), rinsed and drained
1 cup chopped fresh parsley
1 ripe, Fresh California Avocado, seeded, peeled and quartered
2 cups grape tomatoes, halved
4 oz. sliced almonds
4 oz. feta cheese, crumbled
1/2 cup red wine vinegar
2 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
2 tsp. Dijon mustard
1/8 tsp. sea salt

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Instructions

  1. Add pinch of salt to farro. Assemble power bowls. Divide the cooked farro, chickpeas, and parsley evenly among bowls. 
  2. Cube ¾ of the avocado and add to bowls along with tomatoes. 
  3. Whisk dressing ingredients.
  4. Drizzle dressing over power bowls.
  5. Thinly slice remaining avocado. Top bowls with sliced avocado, almonds and crumbled feta.

Serving Suggestion: Farro can easily be substituted with another grain such as quinoa, barley, or brown rice.

Beverage Pairing: For athletes - water, sports drink, milk or chocolate milk

Nutrition information per serving

Calories 780; Total Fat 30 g (Sat 7 g, Trans 0 g, Poly 5 g, Mono 15 g); Cholesterol 25 mg; Sodium 640 mg; Potassium 1105 mg; Total Carbohydrates 104 g; Dietary Fiber 28 g; Total Sugars 9 g; Protein 28 g; Vitamin A 135 mcg; Vitamin C 33 mg; Calcium 295 mg; Iron 7 mg; Vitamin D 0 mcg; Folate 142 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0.32 g

% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 15%; Vitamin C 35%; Calcium 25%; Iron 40 %; 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.

Recipe Tags

  • dietitian recipe
  • dietitian tips
  • grains
  • meatless Monday
  • vegetarian

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