Healthy Buffalo Turkey Rice Bowl

Healthy, gluten-free and perfect for a weeknight, Buffalo flavored turkey breast with Spanish Rice and vegetables in one rice bowl with blue cheese is coming to your dinner table.

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Easy weeknight meals continues with this Healthy Buffalo Turkey Rice Bowl. Rice bowl recipes are all the craze right now, but really the best part of a “rice bowl” recipe is that you can use leftovers. Oh yeah! I had leftover Spanish Brown Rice and Homemade Buffalo Turkey Meat in the freezer so I combined them with some healthy vegetables, a little more buffalo sauce (come on, you can’t have too much buffalo sauce) and a sprinkling of blue cheese. I had a new meal in seconds. If you aren’t up for making your own buffalo turkey meat, buy some in the deli section of your grocery market. Put out all the fixings and let your family customize their own bowls. It is really simple.

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Leftover quinoa, white rice or even pasta could easily be substituted for the Spanish brown rice. Substitute any leftover meat for buffalo turkey. Add some of your favorite vegetables and sauce, and you have created your own dinner rice bowl. It is a great way to fake out those leftover haters. You basically did no work or cooking, but you created something new. It is like magic.

Buffalo Turkey Rice Bowls are also perfect for lunch. You can take it to work and enjoy a delicious bowl at your desk. I love filling mine with some leafy green veggies. Lettuce is a fabulous way to add bulk to your food without any calories. Having a party? Instead of a taco bar party, have a “rice bowl” party. Line up different types of meat, carbs and vegetables and let people customize their own. You can even supplement with store-bought rotisserie chicken. Mix and match some pretty bowls, too. It really is that easy to have dinner on the table in a jiffy.

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Healthy Buffalo Turkey Rice Bowls

Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 320 kcal
Author Christie Daruwalla

Ingredients

  • 3 cups Spanish brown rice , hot
  • 12 oz . buffalo turkey breast , sliced*
  • 1 cup grape tomatoes , quartered
  • ¾ cup sliced cucumber
  • 2 cup green lettuce mix
  • 4 tbsp . buffalo sauce
  • 2 oz . blue cheese , crumbled
  • ¼ cup chopped cilantro

Instructions

  1. Divide rice between 4 bowls.
  2. Top each bowl with 3 oz. turkey, ¼ cup tomatoes, 3 tbsp. cucumbers, and ½ cup lettuce.
  3. Drizzle 1 tbsp. buffalo sauce over each bowl.
  4. Sprinkle ½ oz. cheese and 1 tbsp. cilantro on each bowl.

Recipe Notes

 I calculated 8 Weight Watcher smart points

Nutrition Facts
Healthy Buffalo Turkey Rice Bowls
Amount Per Serving
Calories 320 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6g 9%
Total Carbohydrates 39g 13%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Protein 23g 46%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Happy Healthy Eating,

Christie

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Comments

  1. seriously it does not get any easier (or more delicious) than this. what a great way to use up leftovers

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