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Quinoa Buddha Bowls

These Quinoa Buddha Bowls are a healthy and delicious lunch or light dinner. They’re packed with veggies and good-for-you ingredients like quinoa and chickpeas.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: dinner, lunch
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Buddha Bowls
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 412kcal
Cost: $14.87

Equipment

  • vegetable steamer
  • cutting board
  • chef's knife
  • whisk
  • mixing bowl
  • measuring cups
  • Liquid measuring cup
  • Measuring spoons

Ingredients

  • 1 pound asparagus
  • ½ head red cabbage
  • 2 tomatoes
  • 6 cups arugula or spinach
  • 2 15-ounce cans chickpeas, drained
  • 3 cups cooked quinoa

TAHINI DRESSING:

  • 6 Tablespoons tahini
  • 6 Tablespoons lemon juice
  • ½ cup olive oil
  • ¼ cup water
  • Salt & pepper to taste

Instructions

PREP VEGETABLES:

  • First, cook the asparagus in a steamer or in boiling water until they are tender, about 3-4 minutes.
  • Chop the cabbage in thin slices and chop the tomatoes into bite-size pieces.

MAKE TAHINI DRESSING:

  • Pour all of the ingredients into a medium bowl. Whisk vigorously until combined, about 1 minute.

ASSEMBLE BUDDHA BOWLS:

  • Split the ingredients among 6 individual bowls.
  • Serve immediately.

Nutrition

Serving: 3cups | Calories: 412kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 28g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Sodium: 41mg | Potassium: 738mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 2184IU | Vitamin C: 59mg | Calcium: 124mg | Iron: 5mg