Butternut Quinoa Protein Bowl

Friday, January 18, 2019. Author Geraldine Campbell

Butternut Quinoa Protein Bowl

Buck up your vitamins and iron intake with almonds, greens and butternut squash. The quinoa is a good source of protein and complex carbs, providing your body with a slow-burning fuel.

Serves 1



45 g Quinoa

100 g Shallots

205 g Butternut squash

35 g Almonds

75 g Peas

3 Asparagus

50 g Black olives

15 g Raisins

15 g Cottage cheese



1. Place the quinoa in a pan with 2 cups of water. Bring to boil and then simmer.

2. Peel and cut the butternut squash into bite size cubes.

3. Chop the shallots and place this with the butternut squash and almonds into the pan. Simmer and
stir occasionally for 30 mins, topping up with water if required.

4. Cut the asparagus into quarters and discard the tough ends. You can then add this with the peas to
the pot (after the first 30 mins of simmering).

5. Simmer for a further 10 mins, allowing the asparagus to cook.

6. Transfer the mixture into a large serving bowl. Mix in the black olives and raisins.

7. Add a tablespoon of cold cottage cheese to sit above.

8. Serve warm.


Nutritional Profile per serving

Total calories: 762 kcals

Protein: 26 g (14% of total calories)

Carbs: 105 g (55% of total calories)

Fat: 27 g (31% of total calories) 

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