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Mexican Quinoa Breakfast Bowls -- with tomato, avocado, soft boiled eggs and cilantro-lime quinoa!

Cinco de Mayo Quinoa Breakfast

This Mexican-inspired quinoa breakfast bowl recipe comes together in just about 10 minutes and is packed with nutrients!
Course Breakfast
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword cinco de mayo, quinoa
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 2 Servings
Calories 471kcal
Author Alyssa


  • 2 cups cooked quinoa
  • Juice & zest of 1 lime
  • 1/2 cup chopped cilantro
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 avocado half diced and half sliced
  • 1 to mato diced
  • 1 cup finely chopped spinach
  • 2 organic free-range eggs
  • Salt & pepper to taste
  • Hot sauce to taste


  • Add the quinoa to a large bowl. Stir in lime juice, zest, cilantro and season with salt. To this mixture, add the diced avocado, tomato and spinach, gently folding it all together to ensure the avocados smooshed. Separate into two bowls and set those aside while you make the eggs.
  • Add the eggs to a small saucepan and cover completely with warm water. Bring the mixture to a boil, then reduce to rolling boil and cook for 5 minutes. Remove the eggs from the water and run under cold water until their cool to the touch. Remove the shell, then slice in half.
  • Top each bowl with an egg. Sprinkle with salt and pepper and maybe a touch of hot sauce (if you can handle the heat!) and thoroughly enjoy. Ole!


Calories: 471kcal | Carbohydrates: 55g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 163mg | Sodium: 562mg | Potassium: 1150mg | Fiber: 13g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 2575IU | Vitamin C: 38.4mg | Calcium: 100mg | Iron: 4.9mg