Simple Healthy Dinner On a Budget

Agave Veggie Kabobs w/ Pineapple & Quinoa

Veggie Kabobs on Couscous

Yields: 2 Servings
Time:  30 Minutes or Less
7 Ingredient Recipe
Vegan Vegetarian Dish

Ingredients:
  • 1 cup Quinoa
  • 4 oz. teriyaki-flavored baked tofu
  • 8 large white mushrooms, stems on
  • 1 zucchini, cut into wedges
  • 10 cherry tomatoes
  • 4 Pineapple chunks
  • Agave to drizzled to taste
  • 4 skewers (soak in water prior to cooking)

Directions:

Cook quinoa according to package directions. Remove from heat, and set aside.
Preheat broiler, pan or grill. Cut tofu into 4 large pieces. Start threading ingredients on skewers, beginning with a mushroom, cap side first.  Alternate tofu, zucchini wedge, pineapple, and tomato, ending with a mushroom, stem end first. Repeat with second skewer. For remaining skewers, use ” instead of tofu. Place filled skewers on baking sheet, and drizzle with agave to taste.
Broil or grill skewers, turning after first 5 minutes of cooking, and drizzle with additional agave. Cook for about 5 minutes more, or until mushrooms are tender. Remove from heat.
To serve, spoon quinoa on individual plates, and top with 2 skewers per serving.

Nutritional Information

  • Calories: 590
  • Protein: 39 g
  • Total Fat: 10 g
  • Saturated Fat: 2 g
  • Carbohydrates: 37 g
  • Fiber: 10 g
  • Sugar: 5 g
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