Recipe: Grain Bowl With Green Quinoa, Tepary Beans and Egg

Grain Bowl With Green Quinoa, Tepary Beans, Avocado and Egg

Start your day with this Sonoran style power breakfast. It’s high in protein, complex carbs and healthy fats.

Serves 1.


1/2 cup dry quinoa

1/4 cup green salsa

3/4 cup vegetable or chicken broth

1 tablespoon fresh or dried chopped cilantro

1/2 teaspoon chia seeds 

1/2 cup prepared tepary beans

1/2 of an avocado, sliced 

1 egg

1 teaspoon butter

1/2 cup zucchini or summer squash, diced or spiralized 

2 tablespoons chunky pico de gallo salsa


Bring broth and salsa to a boil in a medium pot. Add quinoa, reduce heat to medium-low and simmer for 12 minutes or according to package directions. 

Remove from heat, stir in cilantro and chia seeds, cover and steam for 5 minutes.  In the meantime fry the egg in a teaspoon of butter.

Spoon the quinoa into the bottom of a serving bowl. Arrange the beans, fried egg, avocado slices and chunky salsa on top.