This Bison Harvest Bowl is a wholesome, balanced meal with the lean and flavorful goodness of bison, combined with a variety of colorful vegetables and quinoa. Customize with your favorite toppings for a satisfying and nutritious dish.
1 pound bison, ground
2 cups quinoa, rinsed
4 cups vegetable broth
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 large red onion, finely diced
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 red bell pepper, diced
1 yellow bell pepper, diced
2 carrots, peeled and julienned
1 zucchini, diced
1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
2 cups baby spinach
1 teaspoon dried thyme
1 teaspoon dried oregano
Salt and pepper to taste
Optional toppings: avocado slices, crumbled feta cheese, chopped fresh cilantro
In a medium saucepan, combine quinoa and vegetable broth.
Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer for 15-20 minutes or until quinoa is cooked and liquid is absorbed.
Fluff quinoa with a fork and set aside.
In a large skillet, heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil over medium heat.
Add the ground bison, breaking it apart with a spoon.
Season with dried thyme, dried oregano, salt, and pepper.
Cook until browned and cooked through. Remove from heat and set aside.
In another skillet, heat the remaining 1 tablespoon of olive oil over medium heat.
Add diced red onion and minced garlic, sautéing until softened and fragrant.
Add bell peppers, carrots, and zucchini. Cook until vegetables are tender-crisp.
Stir in cherry tomatoes and cook for an additional 2-3 minutes.
Add baby spinach and cook until wilted.
Season with salt and pepper to taste.
Assemble the Bison Harvest Bowl:
In serving bowls, layer cooked quinoa as the base.
Top with the sautéed vegetables and seasoned Wild Oasis Bison.
Garnish and Serve:
Garnish the Bison Harvest Bowl with optional toppings like avocado slices, crumbled feta cheese, and chopped fresh cilantro.
Serve immediately, and enjoy the delicious and nutritious Bison Harvest Bowl!