Perfectly Balanced Buddha Bowl | Vegan Food & Living

Perfectly Balanced Buddha Bowl

Author: Opies

Perfectly Balanced Buddha Bowl

A Buddha Bowl is more than a salad – it’s a mix of different vegetables, proteins, fats and carbs and a great way to enjoy a nutritionally packed meal. Plus they're easy to customise to use the ingredients you have to hand as you can throw in any leftover veg you have too!

Total Time: Prep Time 15 minutes | Cook Time 20 minutes

Servings: 2

Total Time: Prep Time 15 minutes | Cook Time 20 minutes

Servings: 2

Ingredients

Method

Ingredients

(Servings: 2)

  • 60 60 g cooked brown rice
  • 200 200 g tinned chickpeas, rinsed, drained
  • 0.5 0.5 tsp harissa spice
  • 2 2 Opies Pickled Walnuts, sliced
  • 0.5 0.5 avocado peeled, stoned
  • 0.5 0.5 block of tofu
  • 1 1 tsp tamari
  • 0.5 0.5 courgette, peeled into ribbons
  • a squeeze of lemon juice
  • 25 25 g edamame beans
  • 5 5 cherry tomatoes, halved
  • a handful of fresh spinach
  • 0.5 0.5 sweet potato, peeled, thinly sliced
  • 1 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • mustard cress
  • For the dressing:
  • 1 1 Tbsp tahini
  • 0.125 0.125 tsp chilli flakes
  • 0.5 0.5 Tbsp water (use more if required)
  • 0.5 0.5 garlic clove, peeled, crushed

Method

  1. Brush the sweet potato with the olive oil and either cook on a griddle pan or under a hot grill.

  2. In a frying pan, dry fry the chickpeas in the harissa spice, then set aside.

  3. For the tofu, marinade in the tamari, then cut into cubes and fry in a hot pan with a little olive oil until it crisps up a little.

  4. For the courgette, toss with a little olive oil and a squeeze of lemon juice.

  5. For the dressing, mix the ingredients together to form a pourable sauce. You may need to add a little more water.

  6. Divide the rice on the base of each plate you are using. In sections, start adding the ingredients; chickpeas, tofu, sweet potato, beans, spinach, courgette, cherry tomatoes, pickled walnuts and finally the cress. Drizzle over the sauce, then serve.

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