Bacon, Eggs and Chives Quinoa
 
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A healthy breakfast made with quinoa that has been stir fried with eggs and bacon and flavored with chives and pepper.
Serves: 4½ cups (9 servings)
Ingredients
  • 1 cup red quinoa (or any kind you like)
  • 2 cup chicken broth, low sodium
  • 5 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil, divided
  • 4 slices bacon, cooked diced small
  • 2 eggs
  • ¼ cup chives, diced small
  • ½ tsp. black pepper
Instructions
  1. Rinse quinoa and place in a pot over medium low heat with chicken broth. Bring to a boil, cover and simmer for about 15 minutes until all of the broth is evaporated. Take off the heat and fluff with a fork.
  2. In a large skillet, over medium low heat, add 3 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil; heat the olive oil until warmed. Add the quinoa and bacon. Mix until combined. Add two eggs and scramble in the quinoa mixture until well incorporated and eggs are cooked, about 3 minutes. Stir in chives, black pepper and 2 tablespoons of olive oil. Add to a bowl and serve.
Notes
Calories per ½ cup: 197, Fat: 13, Cholesterol: 48, Sodium: 138, Potassium: 15, Carbs: 13, Fiber: 1.3, Sugar: 1, Protein: 7
Nutrition Information
Serving size: ½ cup
Recipe by Peanut Butter and Peppers at http://www.peanutbutterandpeppers.com/2014/05/13/bacon-eggs-and-chives-quinoa/