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vegan quinoa bowl
Vegan Quinoa Bowl with Roasted Veggies and Avocado Sauce {Gluten-Free}
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
45 mins
Total Time
1 hr 5 mins

Vegan Quinoa Bowl with Roasted Veggies and Avocado Sauce made with oven roasted beets, sweet potatoes, cauliflower, asparagus and pan toasted chickpeas, served over a fluffy bed of quinoa and drizzled with a creamy and flavorful avocado dressing. The ultimate feel good meal. Gluten Free & Vegan.

Course: Dinner
Cuisine: gluten free, Healthy, Vegan
Servings: 3
Calories: 663 kcal
Author: Vicky Berman
  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 2 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 cups vegetable broth
  • 3 beets peeled and cut into 1 inch cubes
  • 1 large or 2 small sweet potatoes peeled and cut into 2 inch cubes
  • 1 head cauliflower cut into florets
  • 1 pound asparagus thick ends cut off
  • salt to taste
  • few tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 and 1/2 cups chickpeas
  • For the dressing:
  • 1/2 avocado
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1-2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/4 cup coconut milk
  • 1/4 cup water or more depending on desired consistency
  • salt to taste
  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
  2. Heat pot over medium heat, add 2 teaspoon olive oil and quinoa. Toast for a few minutes until quinoa starting to brown. Add vegetable broth, bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer, covered 15-20 minutes until quinoa cooked through.
  3. Separately toss each of the veggies with a drizzle of olive oil (just to coat them) and salt to taste.
  4. Place in single layer on baking sheet and roast in preheated oven until cooked through. The beets and sweet potatoes with need 40-45 minutes, the asparagus will need 20 minutes and the cauliflower will need 25 mins.
  5. Heat pan over medium heat and add 1 teaspoon olive oil. Add chickpeas and toast until browned.
  6. In a blender combine the ingredients for the dressing and process until smooth.
Recipe Notes

Calories 773 % Daily Value* Total Fat 36.3g 56% Saturated Fat 8.1g 41% Cholesterol 0g 0% Sodium 190.9mg 8% Total Carbohydrate 95.6g 32% Dietary Fiber 21.1g 84% Sugars 18.2g Protein 25g 50% Vitamin A 50% Vitamin C 183% Calcium 17% Iron 56%

Nutrition Facts
Vegan Quinoa Bowl with Roasted Veggies and Avocado Sauce {Gluten-Free}
Amount Per Serving
Calories 663 Calories from Fat 234
% Daily Value*
Fat 26g40%
Saturated Fat 6g38%
Sodium 743mg32%
Potassium 1586mg45%
Carbohydrates 89g30%
Fiber 19g79%
Sugar 16g18%
Protein 22g44%
Vitamin A 7720IU154%
Vitamin C 39.3mg48%
Calcium 145mg15%
Iron 10.1mg56%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.