Cook the bacon and a batch of our Perfect Quinoa ahead of time, and this bowl comes together in 5 minutes flat. It’s a great option for breakfast or lunch.

Jamie Vespa
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Credit: Jennifer Causey

Recipe Summary

active:
10 mins
total:
15 mins
Yield:
Serves 4 (serving size: about 1 3/4 cups)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Cook bacon in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high, stirring occasionally, until crisp, 5 to 6 minutes. Place bacon on a plate lined with paper towels to drain.

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  • Whisk together buttermilk, yogurt, chives, salt, and pepper in a bowl or glass measuring cup.

  • Divide quinoa evenly among 4 bowls. Sprinkle bacon evenly over each serving; top each with 1/2 cup tomatoes and one-fourth sliced avocado. Drizzle with 2 1/2 tablespoons buttermilk-chive dressing.

Nutrition Facts

316 calories; fat 13g; saturated fat 3g; protein 15g; carbohydrates 36g; fiber 5g; sugars 5g; sodium 489mg.
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