Vegan Power Bowl with Rotini, Quinoa, and Baby Kale

2017-07-24
  • Servings : 24
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Vegans need to make sure they get enough protein, so this bowl uses superfoods like quinoa and edamame to meet that goal. Baby kale and maitake mushrooms add flavor as well as nutrients. For an added dose of protein or grains, use PLUS Protein or Whole Grain Rotini.

Instructions

Step 1

Cook the Barilla® pasta for 1 minute less than the time indicated on the package. Drain pasta and drizzle with some olive oil to prevent from sticking. Place pasta flat on sheet trays or hotel pans and cool. Refrigerate and use within several hours.

Step 2

Cook the quinoa per package directions. Spread it flat on sheet trays or hotel pans and cool. Refrigerate and use within several hours.

Step 3

Saute the mushrooms with olive oil until tender; season with salt and pepper. Let cool.

Step 4

Make a vinaigrette with 1/2 cup olive oil, the lemon juice, and season with salt and pepper. Pour half of it over the cubed avocado and toss to coat.

Step 5

Season the edamame lightly with truffle oil.

Step 6

For each serving, layer some avocado, 1/4 cup tomatoes, 1 cup pasta, 3/4 cup kale, some mushrooms, and 3/4 cup quinoa. Top with 2 Tbsp edamame and more vinaigrette.

Ingredients

  • 3 lb. Barilla Rotini
  • 6 cups quinoa
  • 18 cups baby kale
  • Extra-virgin olive oil
  • 3 lb. maitake mushrooms
  • 6 cups sliced ripe tomatoes
  • 6 lemons, juiced
  • Salt and pepper
  • 6 ripe avocados, cubed
  • 6 cups edamame, cooked and cooled
  • Truffle oil

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Chef Recommended Cuts
  • PLUS® Rotini
  • Rotini
  • Whole Grain Rotini
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Nutritional Info

This information is per serving.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1
Servings Per Container serving

Amount Per Serving
Calories 534
Calories from Fat 135
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15g
23%
Saturated Fat 2g
10%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg
0%
Sodium 31mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate 85g
28%
Dietary Fiber 16g
64%
Sugars 6g
Protein 21g
42%

Vitamin A 159%
Vitamin C 118%
Calcium 12%
Iron 31%
Allergy Information:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Please note: for the purpose of the nutritional assessment, total sodium does not include salt added to the cooking water. When salt is listed "as needed" in the ingredient list, 1 tsp total is included in the analysis.