pesto chicken quinoa bowls

These pesto chicken quinoa bowls are loaded with flavorful cast iron chicken breast, homemade parsley walnut pesto, spinach and shredded parmesan cheese for a flavorful gluten-free recipe that is perfect for meal prep! It's light and fresh, making it a great lunch option.

Let's make pesto chicken quinoa bowls together! Gather your ingredients.

Use a meat mallet to pound the chicken into an even thickness.

Add the pepper, salt, onion powder, Italian herb seasoning and garlic powder to a bowl.

Stir until combined.

Sprinkle the spice seasoning over both sides of the chicken breasts.

Cook the chicken in a heated cast iron skillet for 15 minutes, flipping half way through.

Let the chicken rest for 5 minutes before slicing.

While the chicken is cooking, make the quinoa.

Add the spinach, pesto and parmesan cheese to the quinoa.

Stir to combine.

Top the quinoa with chicken, reserved pesto and a sprinkle of parmesan cheese.

Grab the full recipe at the link below!