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Pork Power Bowl



21 ingredients | 45 minutes | 4 servings
  • 2 medium purple or orange carrots, ribbon peeled
  • 3 radishes, sliced
  • 1/2 cup rice wine vinegar
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 tsp. kosher salt
  • 1 tsp. honey
  • 1/2 cup warm water
  • 1 lb. pork tenderloin, cut into 1 ½ inch cubes
  • 3 Tbsp. lime juice
  • 4 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 tsp. paprika
  • 1/2 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 2 cups no salt added vegetable stock
  • 2 cups kale
  • 1 can no salt added black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 red bell pepper, cut into strips
  • 1 avocado, peeled, seeded, sliced and divided
  • 1/4 cup nonfat honey Greek yogurt
  • 1 green onion, sliced
  • 1 Tbsp. chopped fresh cilantro, plus more for garnish 


  1. In a large mason jar add the carrots, radish, rice wine vinegar, garlic, salt, honey and water, shake to combine. Let sit for 30 minutes.
  2. In a medium bowl toss the pork, 2 Tbsp. lime juice, 1 Tbsp. olive oil, paprika and cumin. Cover and marinate for 15 minutes. Preheat the grill to medium-high heat.
  3. Place the quinoa, stock and kale in a medium saucepan and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer for 15 minutes. Turn off the heat and let sit for 5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. Thread the pork onto skewers and grill over medium-high heat, turning frequently, until pork reaches an internal temperature of 145 degrees F. Let pork rest for 3 minutes.
  5. In a food processor, add yogurt, 3 Tbsp. olive oil, 1 Tbsp. lime juice, ½ an avocado, green onion and cilantro. Puree until smooth, season with salt and pepper. Thin dressing with cold water, if desired.
  6. Divide the quinoa between four bowls. Arrange the beans, peppers, avocado, carrots and radishes on top of the quinoa. Remove the pork from the skewers and place it on top of the bowls. Drizzle with dressing and garnish with additional cilantro, if desired.

Notes: Dressing nutrition not included. 

Per serving: Calories 469.85kcal 23%, Total Fat 14.79g 21%, Carbs 50.45g 19%, Sugars 6.11g 7%, Added Sugar 0.02g .08%, Protein 35.21g 70%, Sodium 570.87mg 27%, Fiber 11.68g 42%, Saturated Fat 2.79g 14%, Trans Fat 0.04g, Monounsaturated Fat 7.61g, Polyunsaturated Fat 3.15g, Cholesterol 73.71mg 25%, Calcium 117.66mg 15%, Magnesium 146.63mg 39%, Potassium 1380.87mg 39%, Iron 4.93mg 35%, Zinc 3.99mg 40%, Phosphorus 534.62mg 76%, Vitamin A 2724.35mcg 341%, Vitamin C 76.95mg 96%, Thiamin B1 1.36mg 123%, Riboflavin B2 0.64mg 46%, Niacin B3 9.54mg 60%, Vitamin B6 1.36mg 97%, Folic Acid B9 164.36mcg 82%, Vitamin B12 0.59mcg 24%, Vitamin D 0.28mcg 6%, Vitamin E 3.62mg 30%, Vitamin K 238.65mcg 318% 

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