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Freekeh Chicken Bowl

July 18, 2018

With a nutty, smoky flavor, freekeh is the bacon of whole grains.

It has more protein than quinoa and double the fiber, and it delivers the same vision-protecting antioxidant duo (lutein and zeaxanthin) found in leafy greens.

 

Not only is this bowl packed full of protein, fiber and antioxidants, it bursts with flavor!

 

Nutrition (per serving)

Calories: 642; protein: 37g; carbs: 50g; fat: 33g

Makes 4 servings

Prep time

15 min.

 

 

 

Cook time

20 - 45 minutes depending on freekeh package directions 

 

 

Ingredients

  • 1 cup freekeh

  • 3 Tbsp tahini

  • 2 Tbsp olive oil

  • Juice of 1/2 lemon

  • 1 tsp smoked paprika

  • Salt, to taste

  • 2 cups sliced cooked chicken

  • 3/4 cup sliced oil-packed sun-dried tomatoes

  • 1 cup sliced roasted red pepper

  • 1 cup sliced marinated artichoke hearts

  • 1/2 cup flat-leaf parsley

  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts

  • 2 oz crumbled feta

How to make it

Cook freekeh according to package directions. Cover, set aside for 5 minutes, then fluff with a fork.

Whisk together tahini, olive oil, lemon juice, paprika, and salt. 

Divide freekeh and remaining ingredients among bowls. Drizzle with dressing.

 

 

Can substitute Farro for the Freekeh

 

Enjoy!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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