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Avocado California Bowl

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Avocado California Bowl
Nutrition Facts
4 serving per container
Serving size 1 serving
Calories 1240
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 83g 106%
Saturated Fat 10g 49%
Trans Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 85mg 29%
Sodium 150mg 7%
Total Carbohydrates 85g 31%
Dietary Fiber 11g 38%
Total Sugars 29g  
  Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Protein 48g
Calcium 175mg 15%
Iron 6mg 30%
Potassium 1510mg 30%
* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contriburtes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

California dreaming is the perfect way to describe this burst of flavor! Loaded with couscous, pistachios, pine nuts, currants, golden raisins and topped with basil pesto chicken, this bowl will make all of your food dreams come true!

Ingredients

  • For the Chicken:
  • 8 c. Water
  • 1 lb. Chicken breasts, uncooked
  • To taste, Salt and Pepper
  • For the Basil Pesto Vinaigrette:
  • 1 c. Basil
  • 2/3 c. Avocado oil
  • 1/2 ea. Avocados From Mexico
  • 1/2 c. Pine nuts, toasted
  • 1/4 c. Lemon juice
  • 1/4 c. Parmesan cheese, shredded
  • 8 ea. Garlic cloves, minced
  • To taste, Salt and pepper
  • For the Avocado California Bowl:
  • 4 c. Couscous, cooked
  • 1 c. Pistachios, chopped
  • 1/2 c. Golden raisins
  • 1/2 c. Currants
  • 1/2 c. Pine nuts, toasted
  • To garnish, Parsley, chopped
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Instructions

  1. In a large pot, boil water and add chicken breasts. Reduce heat to a simmer and allow chicken to thoroughly cook (approximately 15 minutes).
  2. For the Basil Pesto Vinaigrette: In a blender, add basil, avocado oil, pine nuts, lemon juice, parmesan cheese and garlic. Blend until thoroughly combined and salt and pepper to taste.
  3. In a mixer, add the chicken and half the pesto vinaigrette. Mix until chicken is shredded and basil pesto vinaigrette is evenly combined. Salt and pepper to taste.
  4. In large bowls, evenly distribute couscous, chicken, pistachios, raisins, currants, pine nuts, basil pesto vinaigrette and garnish with parsley.
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Nutrition Facts
Avocado California Bowl
Amount Per Serving 4
Calories 1240 Calories from Fat 0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 83g 106%
Saturated Fat 10g 49%
Trans Fat 0g  
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g  
Monounsaturated Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 85mg 29%
Sodium 150mg 7%
Total Carbohydrates 85g 31%
Dietary Fiber 11g 38%
Total Sugars 29g  
  Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Protein 48g
Vitamin A 0mg
Vitamin C 0mg
Vitamin D .03mg .03%
Calcium 175mg 15%
Iron 6mg 30%
Potassium 1510mg 30%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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