Dinner, Kid-Friendly, Lunch

Mediterranean Bowl

  • Prep 10 mins
  • Total 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Serves 4

This Mediterranean Bowl is packed with hearty quinoa and chicken meat balls, topped with all the best Mediterranean toppings. This is a great make-ahead meal for meal prep, perfect for lunches throughout the week.

Tip: Prefer a different protein? Swap 4 chicken sausages for meatballs. Cook at 325°F for 10 to 15 minutes.

Tip: Prefer a different starch? Swap 1 cup rinsed white rice and 2 cups water for quinoa.

Tip: Don’t forget to add liquid to create steam and cook food.

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LEVEL 1 (BOTTOM OF POT)

  • 1 cup quinoa, rinsed
  • 1 heaping cup fresh spinach
  • 1 1/2 cups water or stock
  • Kosher salt, as desired
  • Ground black pepper, as desired

LEVEL 2 (CRISPER TRAY)

  • 12 frozen or fresh chicken meatballs
  • Greek seasoning, as desired

OPTIONAL TOPPINGS

  • Fresh sliced vegetables of choice
  • Pickled vegetables
  • Hummus
  • Tzatziki
  • Fresh herbs

Utensils

  • Silicone-Tipped Tongs
  • Measuring Cups
  • Step 1

    Place all Level 1 ingredients in the pot and stir to combine.

  • Step 2

    Pull out the legs on the Crisper Tray, then place the tray in the elevated position in the pot. Season the meatballs on all sides with the Greek seasoning. Place the meatballs on top of the tray.

  • Step 3

    Close the lid and flip the SmartSwitch™ to RAPID COOKER.

  • Step 4

    Select SPEEDI MEALS, set temperature to 350°F, and set time to 15 minutes. Press START/STOP to begin cooking (the unit will steam for approx. 10 minutes before crisping).

  • Step 5

    When cooking is complete, transfer the meatballs to a plate. Then use silicone-tipped tongs to grab the center handle and remove the tray from the unit. Stir the quinoa and serve with meatballs and desired toppings