Roasted Pineapple Fried Quinoa Boats
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Serves: 4
  • 1 Pineapple, sliced in half, and middle scooped and chopped into ¼" pieces
  • 1 cup quinoa, cooked according to package
  • 4 slices thick cut bacon
  • 1 yellow onion, chopped small
  • 2 eggs, scrambled and set aside
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • ½ tsp coarse black pepper
  • 2-3 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • Salt to taste
  1. Preheat your oven to 425 degrees and place your pineapple on a baking sheet. Drizzle over 1 tbsp olive oil and toss. Place in oven for 20 - 25 minutes until outside begins to turn a deeper brown, mixing half way through. Remove from oven and set aside.
  2. Next in a large pan over medium heat add your bacon and cook. Turn off pan and remove bacon onto a plate and pat with paper towels. Cut bacon into small ½ " pieces. Set aside.
  3. Next in same pan, with bacon fat add your chopped onion. Cook over medium heat until onion is translucent, about 8 minutes.
  4. Add your cooked quinoa to pan with onion and mix. Next add garlic powder, black pepper, soy sauce and 1 tbsp olive oil. Stir.
  5. Add your pineapple pieces, bacon, scrambled egg and stir together. Salt & pepper to taste.
  6. Pour fried quinoa mix into scooped out pineapples and serve.
Recipe by My Lavender Blues at