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Korean Quinoa Bowl

 
Korean Quinoa Bowl
Image © Foodnetwork
This recipe is vegetarian.vegetarian
This recipe can be made gluten free by choosing gluten-free versions of basic ingredients commonly found in supermarkets or online.gluten-free
This recipe can be made completely dairy-free.dairy-free
 
One serving costs about $5.35 One serving costs about $5.35

$5.35 per serving

13 people like this recipe

13 likes

This recipe is ready in 20 minutes

Ready in 20 minutes

spoonacular Score:90%

Spoonacular Score: 90%

 

The recipe Korean Quinoa Bowl is ready in roughly 20 minutes and is definitely a tremendous gluten free, dairy free, and vegetarian option for lovers of Korean food. This recipe serves 4. For $5.35 per serving, this recipe covers 39% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. One portion of this dish contains approximately 26g of protein, 27g of fat, and a total of 620 calories. 13 people found this recipe to be yummy and satisfying. Head to the store and pick up tofu, shiitake mushrooms, kimchi, and a few other things to make it today. To use up the juice of lime you could follow this main course with the Cranberry-Orange Juice Slushee as a dessert. A few people really liked this main course. All things considered, we decided this recipe deserves a spoonacular score of 86%. This score is super. Users who liked this recipe also liked Korean Rice Bowl, Korean Beef Bowl, and Korean Beef Rice Bowl.

Ingredients

Servings:
3 Tbsps
3 Tbsps vegetable oil
vegetable oil
0.5 lb
0.5 lb shiitake mushrooms
shiitake mushrooms
some
some black sea-salt
black sea-salt
1 lb
1 lb bean sprouts
bean sprouts
2
2  lime (juice)
lime (juice)
4 tsps
4 tsps sesame oil
sesame oil
2 cups
2 cups cooked red quinoa
cooked red quinoa
1 sheets
1 sheets nori
nori
1 head
1 head dried lettuce
dried lettuce
2 Tbsps
2 Tbsps white sesame seeds
white sesame seeds
1 cup
1 cup kimchi
kimchi
4 oz
4 oz tofu
tofu
4
4  eggs
eggs
1 bunch
1 bunch green onions
green onions
1 Leaves
1 Leaves cilantro leaves
cilantro leaves
3 Tbsps vegetable oil
3 Tbsps
vegetable oil
0.5 lb shiitake mushrooms
0.5 lb
shiitake mushrooms
some black sea-salt
some
black sea-salt
1 lb bean sprouts
1 lb
bean sprouts
2  lime (juice)
2
lime (juice)
4 tsps sesame oil
4 tsps
sesame oil
2 cups cooked red quinoa
2 cups
cooked red quinoa
1 sheets nori
1 sheets
nori
1 head dried lettuce
1 head
dried lettuce
2 Tbsps white sesame seeds
2 Tbsps
white sesame seeds
1 cup kimchi
1 cup
kimchi
4 oz tofu
4 oz
tofu
4  eggs
4
eggs
1 bunch green onions
1 bunch
green onions
1 Leaves cilantro leaves
1 Leaves
cilantro leaves

Equipment

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Instructions

Read the detailed instructions on Foodnetwork

Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $5.35
Ingredient
3 tablespoons vegetable oil
1/2 pound shiitake mushrooms
1 pound bean sprouts
2 lime (juice)
4 teaspoons sesame oil
2 cups cooked red quinoa
1 sheet nori
1 head dried lettuce
2 tablespoons white sesame seeds
1 cup kimchi
4 ounces tofu
4 eggs
1 bunch green onions
1 Leave cilantro leaves
Price
$0.17
$9.23
$2.11
$0.51
$0.39
$3.04
$0.11
$1.99
$0.62
$1.31
$0.77
$0.96
$0.16
$0.03
$21.39

Tips

Health Tips

  • Sea salt is not healthier than table salt, contrary to what you may have heard. Sea salt is usually 97.5% sodium chloride (same as regular old table salt) and the minerals accounting for the rest are too insignificant to make a difference?unless you plan on consuming sea salt by the pound, in which case the health benefits from the minerals will definitely be outweighed by the negative effects of all the sodium you are consuming!

  • Quinoa is super healthy. Read more about its health benefits here.

  • To make this recipe more nutritious, skip the iceberg lettuce and choose some darker leafy greens higher in vitamin K like romaine, kale, spinach, etc.

  • Be conscious of your choice of cooking oils. Some studies have shown that vegetable oils like safflower oil, sunflower oil, and canola oil might actually contribute to heart disease. Olive oil is a good alternative for low temperature cooking, while coconut oil is a recent favorite for high temperature cooking. Do your research!

  • get more health tips

Price Tips

  • Sea salt can add a unique texture or provide bursts of salty goodness, but ONLY when it isn't being dissolved. So if you have expensive sea salt, save it for sprinkling on salads or dark chocolate cookies, don't try to use it in your pasta sauce or soup. Once sea salt dissolves, the flavor is indistinguishable from table salt from the shaker (after all, they are chemically the same thing, sodium chloride).

Cooking Tips

  • You might have heard that you should never wash mushrooms. Before you spend your precious time wiping down mushroom after mushroom with a towel, you should probably know that this is mostly a myth. While mushrooms can absorb a little water if you soak them long enough, the amount absorbed from a quick wash is not going to have much of an impact on your dish.

  • If you've never made quinoa before, be sure to rinse it well before you prepare it. The easiest way is to put it in a fine-mesh strainer and run water over it from the sink. Skipping this step could result in bitter, even soapy tasting quinoa because quinoa's natural coating tastes pretty bad. Quinoa sold in supermarkets is often pre-rinsed, but its better to be safe than sorry, right?

  • The average fresh lime contains 2 tablespoons of lime juice (just in case you are substituting bottled lime juice).

  • Seaweed for cooking can be found in Asian markets or on Amazon.

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Green Tips

  • Good news for mushroom lovers: according to the Environmental Working Group (EWG), mushrooms are pretty "clean" when it comes to pesticide residue, so you do not have to splurge on extra-expensive organic mushrooms (unless you want to!)

Disclaimer

Nutritional Information

Quickview
620 Calories
26g Protein
27g Total Fat
72g Carbs
45% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
620
31%

Fat
27g
42%

  Saturated Fat
11g
72%

Carbohydrates
72g
24%

  Sugar
9g
11%

Cholesterol
163mg
55%

Sodium
152mg
7%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
26g
53%

Manganese
2mg
119%

Vitamin K
86µg
82%

Folate
303µg
76%

Phosphorus
682mg
68%

Magnesium
241mg
60%

Copper
1mg
53%

Vitamin B2
0.8mg
47%

Fiber
11g
47%

Vitamin B6
0.86mg
43%

Iron
7mg
41%

Selenium
26µg
37%

Vitamin B1
0.55mg
37%

Potassium
1182mg
34%

Zinc
4mg
33%

Vitamin C
24mg
30%

Vitamin B5
2mg
28%

Vitamin B3
4mg
24%

Vitamin E
3mg
23%

Vitamin A
1068IU
21%

Calcium
159mg
16%

Vitamin D
1µg
7%

Vitamin B12
0.39µg
7%

covered percent of daily need

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