Green veggie, avocado and egg bowls

These power-packed bowls are great for breakfast, brunch or a light weeknight dinner!

Recipe from Sydney Markets and re-created by GH Nutrition
Preparation time: 20 minutes
Cooking time: 15 minutes
Serves 4

1 cup white quinoa
1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
250g baby kale leaves, trimmed and thickly sliced
3 shallots, trimmed and thinly sliced
125g baby spinach leaves
4 free-range eggs  
1 medium ripe avocado
1/3 cup roasted almonds, chopped
Micro-herbs and lemon wedges, to serve

To make
Cook quinoa following packet directions. Set aside.
Heat oil in a large non-stick frying pan over medium heat. Add kale and shallots and cook, tossing, for 1 minute. Sprinkle with 1 tbsp water, cover and cook for 1-2 minutes until just tender. Toss through spinach and cook until just wilted. Stir through quinoa. Season with salt and pepper.
Meanwhile, boil the eggs in a small saucepan of boiling water for 5 minutes (for soft boiled). Refresh in cold water and peel.
Halve, deseed and peel avocado. Slice avocado lengthways. Spoon spinach and quinoa mixture in 4 serving bowls. Top each with a soft boiled egg and a quarter of the avocado. Sprinkle with almonds and micro-herbs. Serve with lemon wedges.

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