Lemon Garlic Quinoa, Spinach & Orange Roughy Bowl
Get all the nutritious benefits of quinoa, spinach and protein packed orange roughy. A sweet, flavorful dressing splashed with citrus tops everything off!
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Prep Time
5 min
Cook Time
20 min
Prep Time
5 min
Cook Time
20 min
Ingredients
  1. 1/4 cup quinoa
  2. 1/2 cup mixed peppers & onions
  3. 1 minced garlic clove
  4. 3 cups baby spinach
  5. 4oz orange roughy
  6. 1 tablespoon grated orange zest
  7. 1/2 orange
  8. 1 lemon
  9. 1/2 teaspoon lemon pepper
  10. 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  11. 1 tablespoon olive oil
  12. 1 tablespoon sugar free maple syrup
Instructions
  1. In a small saucepan, heat olive oil over medium. Add onion, peppers, and garlic; cook until soft, about 4 minutes. Add quinoa and cook 1 minute. Add water and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, until water is absorbed, about 10-15 minutes. Stir in spinach and orange zest, then season with crushed black pepper.
  2. For the orange roughy, heat olive oil in a small skillet over medium-high heat. Arrange fillets in the skillet, and drizzle with fresh squeezed orange and lemon. Sprinkle with lemon pepper. Cook for 5 minutes, or until fish is easily flaked with a fork.
  3. Mix orange roughy with quinoa and spinach pilaf. Squeeze remainder orange juice over top and add sugar free maple syrup for a delicious sweet and guilt-free flavor!
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After researching a few different quinoa spinach bowls to get some different ideas, I whipped this up and it turned out amazing!! Orange roughy and spinach is a frequent meal of mine so it was nice to mix it up and add a sweet, but guilt-free flavor to it! Trust me on the fresh squeezed orange paired with sugar free syrup as the dressing. I wouldn’t normally think these flavors along with garlic & lemon pepper would pair well together but it’s SO good! I wish I made a bigger batch for the rest of the week! Let me know what you think!

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