Red Bull 400 Greens & Grains Pesto Energy Bowl
Ingredients for 2 bowls
Pesto Salad Dressing
- 2 cups fresh basil, tightly packed
- 1/4 cup pine nuts
- 3 – 4 garlic cloves
- 3 tablespoons olive oil
- 3 tablespoons nutritional yeast
- Juice from 1 lemon (or ½ lemon depending on taste preferences)
- 2oz water (more or less depending on taste and dressing consistency preferences)
- Sea salt & pepper to taste
Greens & Grains
- 1 cup cooked wild mixed rice
- 1 cup cooked quinoa
- 2 cups mixed greens
- 1 cup arugula
- 1 red bell pepper, diced
- 2 radish, thinly sliced
- 1 cup frozen shelled edamame, thawed
- 1/3 cup corn nuts
- 1 small avocado, halved (optional)
Prepare wild rice and quinoa according to the instructions given on the packages and set aside to cool.
Set a nonstick skillet on high heat. Once the skillet is hot, toss in the edamame and sear on both sides for 1 to 3 minutes. Remove from the heat and set aside.
Place all the ingredients for the pesto into a food processor or blender. Blend until smooth and season to taste with sea salt & pepper.
Add the salad ingredients to a bowl along with some of the sauce and toss to coat.
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