Whenever I need something super quick to cook up for dinner, I always cook up a little vegetable bowl. It can be super satisfying after a nice long workout at the gym and you can mix up the vegetables and proteins to make it the perfect treat for you.
1 cup rice
2-3 Tbs avocado oil
2 cups butternut squash, cubed
½ cauliflower head, chopped into bite size pieces
1 garlic clove, minced
1 bunch asparagus (5-6 stocks)
1 cup mushrooms, sliced
salt and pepper, to taste
4 Tbs pesto sauce
garnish with cheese, if desired
- In a pot cook rice according to packaged instructions.
- In a large sauté pan or wok add the oil over medium heat. Add the butternut squash and cauliflower, cook for about 7 minutes. Add the garlic, cook for 2 minutes. Add the chopped asparagus and mushrooms, continue to cook for another 4-5 minutes, until all the vegetables are soft.
- Plate the rice and vegetables in a bowl. Top the vegetables with some pesto sauce and cheese if using.