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Nourishing Grain Bowl

Savour our Sweet Potato Quinoa Bowl – a fusion of quinoa, roasted sweet potatoes, and creamy tahini dressing. Nutrient-packed and bursting with flavour, it's a perfect quick meal for work or a healthy dinner option.





This delectable creation combines the hearty goodness of quinoa with the natural sweetness of roasted sweet potatoes, all brought together with a luscious tahini dressing. It's a harmonious blend of textures and tastes that promises a satisfying and nutrient-packed meal. Perfect for a quick weekday lunch or a healthy dinner option, this quinoa bowl is your ticket to a delightful and nourishing culinary experience.


Nourishing Grain Bowl


Ingredients


  • 1 medium sweet potato ( or butternut), peeled and cut into small chunks

  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided

  • ½ teaspoon salt, divided

  • ½ teaspoon ground pepper, divided

  • 2 tablespoons tahini

  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

  • 1 small clove garlic, minced

  • 2 cups cooked quinoa

  • 1 can chickpeas, rinsed

  • 1 ripe avocado, diced

  • Handful baby spinach

  • ¼ cup chopped fresh coriander or parsley


Optional Extras:

  • Roast your chickpeas for some extra crunch

  • Top with toasted nuts and seeds

  • Crumbled feta or goats cheese

  • Sliced red onion


Directions


  • Preheat oven to 220 degrees C.

  • Toss sweet potato with 1 tablespoon oil and 1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper in a medium bowl. Transfer to a rimmed baking sheet. Roast, stirring once, until tender, 15 to 18 minutes.

  • Meanwhile, whisk the remaining 2 tablespoons oil, tahini, water, lemon juice, garlic and the remaining 1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper in a small bowl.

  • To serve, divide quinoa among 4 bowls. Top with equal amounts of sweet potato, chickpeas, baby spinach and avocado. Drizzle with the tahini sauce. Sprinkle with parsley (or coriander).

  • Top with extra toppings if using.


Quinoa bowls are always a nourishing, nutrient-dense and easy meal to prepare. Often these bowls of deliciousness can be prepared in advance and can travel well (think work lunches).


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