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Chipotle Tahini Harvest Bowls

Chipotle Tahini Harvest Bowls Green Giant
Quinoa topped with Green Giant® Sautés, fresh lettuce, tomatoes, and a drizzle of flavorful tahini dressing -- a quick and satisfying meal for two all in a bowl!


1 cup uncooked quinoa, rinsed
2 1/4 cups water
2 tablespoons sesame tahini paste
3 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup chopped romaine lettuce
2 plum (Roma) tomatoes, quartered
Lime wedges and fresh cilantro sprigs, if desired

  • 1 In 1 1/2-quart saucepan, heat quinoa and 2 cups of the water to boiling over high heat. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 12 to 15 minutes or until quinoa is soft and translucent. Remove from heat and fluff with fork. Set aside.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in small bowl, beat tahini, 2 tablespoons of the oil, remaining 1/4 cup water, the lime juice and salt with whisk. Set aside.
  • 3 In 10-inch nonstick skillet, heat remaining 1 tablespoon oil over medium heat. Add frozen vegetable blend and seasoning mix packet, reserving pumpkin seed packet for later use in recipe. Cover and cook 6 to 7 minutes or until vegetables begin to brown. Remove from heat.
  • 4 To assemble, divide quinoa between two serving bowls; top each with vegetables, lettuce, tomatoes and reserved pumpkin seeds from packet. Drizzle each with tahini dressing. Garnish with lime and cilantro.

Quinoa is a tiny, pearl-shaped, ivory-colored grain that expands to four times its size when cooked. It's rich in nutrients, and unlike other grains, it's a complete protein.Tahini is a paste made from ground sesame seed and is found in the ethnic food aisle.