Macro Monday Recipe - Quick & Easy Quinoa and Korean Beef Bowl

January 13, 2021

You don't need a lot of time to "pack a punch" when you pack your lunch with this week's CrossFit Soda City Macro Monday Recipe for Quick & Easy Quinoa and Korean Beef Bowl. Enjoy!

CrossFit Soda City Macro Monday Recipe - Quick & Easy Quinoa and Korean Beef Bowl

CrossFit Soda City

Macro Monday Recipe

1/7/2019

Quick & Easy Quinoa and Korean Beef Bowl

Nutrition

Serving Size: 1/5 of recipe

Calories: 385

Carbs: 34g

Protein: 33g

Fat: 13g

Ingredients

• 1 cup quinoa, dry but rinsed

• 1 tablespoon olive oil

• 1/4 teaspoon fresh ground ginger

• 3 cloves garlic, minced

• 1 pound lean ground beef

• 1/3 cup brown sugar or coconut sugar

• 1/4 cup low sodium soy sauce

• 1 tablespoon sesame oil

• 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes, adjust depending on how spicy you like it!

• salt and pepper, to taste

• 2 green onions, thinly sliced

Instructions

1. Place the quinoa in a small pot and cover with 2 cups water or chicken stock. Bring to a full boil, then reduce heat to a simmer, cover, and let cook for 15 minutes.

2. While the quinoa cooks, heat the oil in a large pan. Add the ground beef and brown completely. Drain the fat and rinse the meat. Clear room in the pan to cook the garlic and ginger for about 1 minute or until fragrant.

3. In a small bowl, combine brown sugar, soy sauce, sesame oil, red pepper flakes, salt and pepper.

4. Add the soy sauce mixture to the ground beef and let cook for 3-5 minutes to allow the flavors to set.

5. Once the quinoa is done, take off the heat and fluff with a fork. Serve beef over quinoa, top with green onion.

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