Chicken and Quinoa Power Bowl with Tahini Caesar Dressing

This power bowl is made with a base of Tri-Color Quinoa, crisp kale, chickpeas, sliced avocado and chicken drizzled with a tahini caesar dressing.

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Chicken and Quinoa Power Bowl with Tahini Caesar Dressing

Cooking time PREP TIME 5 Mins
Cooking time COOK TIME 10 Mins
Servings SERVES 4
Ready in TOTAL TIME 15 Mins

Ingredients

  • 2 bags Success® Tri-Color Quinoa
  • 2 tbsp tahini paste
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 4 cups kale, stems removed and shredded
  • 1 1/2 cups chicken, cooked and shredded
  • 1 can (16 oz) chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 1 ripe avocado, halved, pitted, peeled and sliced
  • 1/3 cup Parmesan cheese, shaved
  • 4 lemon wedges, for serving

Instructions

  • Big on flavor, this hearty version of chicken Caesar salad can be packed for a grab-and-go lunch for work, school or even a picnic.

    Step 1

  • Prepare quinoa according to package directions.

    Step 2

  • Meanwhile, whisk together tahini paste and lemon juice until smooth. Whisk in oil, Worcestershire sauce, mustard, garlic, salt, and pepper until blended.

    Step 3

  • Top quinoa with kale, chicken, chickpeas, and avocado. Drizzle with tahini Caesar dressing. Garnish with shaved Parmesan and lemon wedges.

    Tips

    For speedy preparation, use baby kale.

Chicken Caesar With a Twist

This Chicken and Quinoa Power Bowl with Tahini Caesar Dressing has all of the flavors you love from your favorite chicken caesar salad but with added flavor, texture and protein.

More than your average lettuce salad, this power bowl made with a protein packed base of Success® Tri-Color Quinoa is mixed with crisp kale, nutty chickpeas, creamy sliced avocado and tender chicken all topped with a homemade tahini caesar dressing drizzled over the top. If your mouth isn’t watering already, it’s topped with shredded Parmesan cheese and just a hint of zesty lemon juice.

A homemade dressing can make or break a meal, so if you know you might be running short on time, make a double batch and save some for later or use to top your next side salad when you need a bit more flavor!

Anytime Ingredient

With a base of red, black and white quinoa, this flavorful and energizing meal is great anytime whether you need to bring it with for a lunch on the go or to enjoy at home for a quick dinner!

To make this dish vegetarian, simple omit the chicken. With 8 grams of protein in each cup and all 9 essential amino acids, quinoa adds protein that will keep you feeling satisfied. Enjoy it in your favorite breakfast quinoa muffins, a power Caesar salad bowl for lunch or a hearty quinoa risotto dinner.