I’ve known about Buddha bowl only very recently, pretty much when going vegan. Only to realise that I was making my own buddha bowl for a very long time without knowing it ! It’s just the perfect lunch to make the day before, pack in a lunch box and take to work ! You can put absolutely anything you want in it, or whatever you have in the fridge.
I often add some sun-dried tomatoes or green olives, my partner loves it with beetroot or red cabbage. I always try to put what I call the basics: “lettuce or baby spinach, tomatoes, cucumber”, then I add something filling like quinoa, rice or beans and a little bit of anything else I have in the fridge. Cooked green beans or cooked cauliflower are one of my favourites.
- 1 Tbsp olive oil
- 1 small yellow squah sliced
- 1/4 pepper sliced
- 2 cups cooked quinoa
- 4 cherry tomatoes
- 1 avocado
- 1/2 cup baby spinach
- 2/3 cup black beans
- 1/2 cup cucumber diced
- 1 celery stalk cut in stick
- 2 Tbsp homemade hummus recipe to come
- 2 Tbsp homemade dressing sauce recipe to come
- Fresh parsley
Add the olive to a large frying pan over high heat. Add peppers and yellow squash and fry until brown, don't let them cook too long you want then crunchy. around 8min.
Add all your ingredients to a large bowl starting with the quinoa. Drizzle the dressing on top and some fresh parsley.