This gluten-free breakfast bowl with zippy kale and herb pesto is topped with a poached egg for a fresh and tasty vegetarian power bowl.
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|1. Quinoa: Bring soup to simmer. Stir in quinoa; reduce heat to low. Cover and cook for 20 to 25 minutes, stirring every 5 minutes, or until quinoa is tender and most of the liquid is absorbed. Let stand for 5 minutes and fluff with fork. Hold for service. (Makes 8 cups/2 L.)|
|2. Kale Pesto: In food processor, purée kale, olive oil, spinach, Parmesan, parsley, basil, garlic, vinegar, dill, lemon zest, salt, pepper and red pepper flakes until blended. (Makes 1 cup/250 mL.)|
- Serving: Poach eggs to order. Spoon 1/2 cup (125 mL) quinoa into serving bowl. Top with poached egg, 4 avocado slices, 1/4 cup (60 mL) sprouts, and 1 shaved radish. Drizzle with 1 tbsp (15 mL) kale pesto and 1 tbsp (15 mL) pumpkin seeds.