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Healthy Salmon and Quinoa Breakfast Bowl has steamed quinoa, garlic kale, pan seared salmon, and it's topped with a delicious fried egg! A healthy breakfast meal prep recipe!

Healthy Salmon and Quinoa Breakfast Bowl (+ Easy Meal Prep)

This simple salmon breakfast bowl recipe is a great healthy breakfast meal prep option for those busy weekdays! It has pan seared salmon, flavorful quinoa, garlic kale, and is topped with a gorgeous sunny side up egg. This Salmon and Quinoa Breakfast Bowl is the healthiest breakfast in the world!

Course Breakfast, Main Course
Cuisine Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Healthy, Meal Prep, Nut-Free
Keyword easy meal prep, healthy breakfast for work, healthy breakfast meal for weight loss, healthy breakfast meal prep, healthy breakfast with eggs, salmon breakfast
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 355 kcal


For the pan seared salmon

For the steamed quinoa

For the garlic kale

For the sunny side up eggs


For the pan seared salmon

  1. Heat oil in a skillet over medium high heat.

  2. Season salmon filets with salt and pepper.

  3. Cook the salmon for 4-5 minutes .

  4. Flip and cook for 4-5 minutes more.

  5. Transfer to a plate and set aside.

For the steamed quinoa

  1. Add quinoa, broth, seasonings, and salt to a saucepan. Bring to a boil.

  2. Reduce to a simmer. Cook for 15 minutes or until liquid is absorbed

  3. Remove saucepan from heat. Cover and allow the quinoa to steam in the pan for 5 minutes.

  4. Remove the lid and fluff the quinoa with a fork. Set aside.

For the garlic kale

  1. Heat oil over medium high heat.

  2. Add garlic and cook for 30 seconds until fragrant.

  3. Add kale. Stir fry for 3-5 minutes until kale is wilted and bright green.

  4. Remove from heat and set aside.

Assemble the bowls

  1. Add 1 cup cooked quinoa to the bottom of the bowl.

  2. Add 1/4 of the garlic kale on top of the quinoa.

  3. Carefully place one cooked salmon fillet on top. Repeat with remaining bowls until all four are assembled. If doing meal prep, cover the bowls and place them in refrigerator for up to 3 days or the freezer. Wait until the day you eat the bowl to prepare the egg.

For the sunny side up eggs

  1. Heat oil in a skillet over low heat.

  2. Add eggs to the skillet and cover with a lid.

  3. Cook for 2-3 minutes until whites are set but yokes are still runny.

  4. Place egg on top of assembled bowl. If doing meal prep, warm the refrigerated or frozen bowl up in the microwave until heated through and then add the freshly cooked egg on top. Enjoy hot!

Nutrition Facts
Healthy Salmon and Quinoa Breakfast Bowl (+ Easy Meal Prep)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 355 Calories from Fat 135
% Daily Value*
Fat 15g23%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 164mg55%
Sodium 521mg23%
Potassium 723mg21%
Carbohydrates 35g12%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 15g30%
Vitamin A 6930IU139%
Vitamin C 89.1mg108%
Calcium 155mg16%
Iron 4mg22%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.