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quinoa power bowl
Vegan Quinoa Power Bowl with Roasted Veggies Tahini and Pesto Sauce {Gluten-Free}
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
40 mins
Total Time
55 mins

Need a nutritious feel good meal? Look no further than this vegan quinoa power bowlwith oven roasted beets, cauliflower and sweet potatoes, drizzled with a tahini sauce and vegan basil pesto. Gluten-Free too.

Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American, gluten free, Healthy, Vegan
Servings: 4
Calories: 612 kcal
Author: Vicky Berman
  • 4 sweet potatoes peeled and cut into 1 inch cubes (about 4 cups)
  • 3 large beets peeled and cubed
  • 1 head cauliflower cut into florets
  • 4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil divided
  • 1 cup quinoa
  • For the Tahini Sauce:
  • 1/4 cup tahini
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon gluten free tamari
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon maple syrup
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 4 tablespoon vegan basil pesto
  1. Heat oven to 425 degrees F.
  2. In a bowl combine sweet potatoes, 1 tablespoon olive oil and salt to taste. Toss until thoroughly oiled. Repeat the same process for the beets and cauliflower.
  3. In separate baking sheets (or separate parts of the baking tray) in a single layer on aluminum foiled sheet spread out the sweet potatoes, beets and cauliflower.
  4. Bake for 40 minutes, stirring at the half way mark. Remove sweet potatoes and cauliflower and continue to bake the beets for another 10 minutes if needed.
  5. Heat pot over medium heat add 1 tablespoon olive oil and quinoa. Cook until lightly toasted and add 2 cups of water. Bring to a boil, add salt to taste, reduce heat and simmer, covered for 15-20 minutes or until cooked through.
  6. In a small bowl combine the tahini sauce ingredients and mix until smooth.
  7. Serve quinoa topped with roasted veggies, tahini sauce and pesto.
Recipe Notes

Tahini Sauce from Food 52

Nutrition Facts
Vegan Quinoa Power Bowl with Roasted Veggies Tahini and Pesto Sauce {Gluten-Free}
Amount Per Serving
Calories 612 Calories from Fat 297
% Daily Value*
Fat 33g51%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Cholesterol 1mg0%
Sodium 527mg23%
Potassium 1035mg30%
Carbohydrates 66g22%
Fiber 10g42%
Sugar 11g12%
Protein 13g26%
Vitamin A 18765IU375%
Vitamin C 19.9mg24%
Calcium 120mg12%
Iron 4.3mg24%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.