Green Goddess Bowl with Oil Free Chimichurri

Source This Savory Vegan
RatingDifficultyBeginner

I am always looking for lots of greens and spicy flavors. What better way to bring them together than in a bowl.

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Yields1 Serving
Prep Time10 minsCook Time10 minsTotal Time20 mins

For the Chimichurri
 1 cup cilantro
 ¼ cup parsley
 2 cloves garlic
 ½ cup red wine
 1 avocado
 1 small jalapeno
 ¼ cup water
For the Bowls
 1 bunch of asparagus, ends trimmed
 non-stick spray
 salt and pepper to taste
 2 cups cooked quinoa
 4 cups baby spinach
 2 cups shredded iceberg lettuce
 1 cup shelled edamame
 1 avocado, sliced
 1 jalapeno, sliced
 ½ red onion, diced

For the Dressing
1

Combine cilantro, garlic, red wine vinegar, avocado and jalapeno in a blender or food processor. Pulse to combine, adding water as need until desired consistency is reached.

2

Set aside until ready to use.

For the Bowls
3

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.

4

Spray a baking sheet with non-stick spray and place asparagus on the sheet. Sprinkle with salt and pepper and bake until tender (approx. 7-10 minutes).

5

To assemble: In 4 bowls, layer spinach, lettuce, quinoa, asparagus, edamame, avocado, jalapeno and red onion.

6

Top with chimichurri and serve.

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Ingredients

For the Chimichurri
 1 cup cilantro
 ¼ cup parsley
 2 cloves garlic
 ½ cup red wine
 1 avocado
 1 small jalapeno
 ¼ cup water
For the Bowls
 1 bunch of asparagus, ends trimmed
 non-stick spray
 salt and pepper to taste
 2 cups cooked quinoa
 4 cups baby spinach
 2 cups shredded iceberg lettuce
 1 cup shelled edamame
 1 avocado, sliced
 1 jalapeno, sliced
 ½ red onion, diced

Directions

For the Dressing
1

Combine cilantro, garlic, red wine vinegar, avocado and jalapeno in a blender or food processor. Pulse to combine, adding water as need until desired consistency is reached.

2

Set aside until ready to use.

For the Bowls
3

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.

4

Spray a baking sheet with non-stick spray and place asparagus on the sheet. Sprinkle with salt and pepper and bake until tender (approx. 7-10 minutes).

5

To assemble: In 4 bowls, layer spinach, lettuce, quinoa, asparagus, edamame, avocado, jalapeno and red onion.

6

Top with chimichurri and serve.

Green Goddess Bowl with Oil Free Chimichurri