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19 Best Buddha Bowl Recipes - Delicious, Healthy Meals

JANUARY 20, 2023
19 Best Buddha Bowl Recipes - Delicious, Healthy Meals
If you're looking for a quick and nutritious meal, try a Buddha Bowl! A Buddha Bowl is a hearty, filling, and versatile meal, with endless combinations to choose from. We've rounded up the 19 best recipes - from vegan to vegetarian, Mexican to Thai - so there's something for everyone. Plus, each one is packed with flavor and nutritious ingredients, so you can enjoy a delicious and healthy meal any night of the week.
Vegetarian Ventures

Buddha Bowl With Poblano Tahini Sauce

This Buddha Bowl with Poblano Tahini Sauce is from Mostly Plants: 101 Flexitarian Recipes with the Pollan Family. It’s perfect for an easy dinner or meal prep it ahead of time to enjoy as a weekday lunch.
4
30 min
TOTAL TIME
690
CALORIES
$3.61
PER SERVING
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Buddha Bowl With Poblano Tahini Sauce
My Darling Vegan

Green Goddess Buddha Bowl

Enjoy a healthy vegan and gluten-free Green Goddess Buddha Bowl filled with quinoa, broccolini, kale, and homemade green goddess dressing.
1
695
46
50 min
TOTAL TIME
589
CALORIES
$2.84
PER SERVING
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Green Goddess Buddha Bowl
Two Spoons

Vegan and Healthy Buddha Bowl

This vegan and Healthy Buddha Bowl takes 15-minutes to throw together. It's gluten-free and easy. Made with an abundance of fresh veg on a bed of quinoa with mustard paprika dressing.
2
43
1
30 min
TOTAL TIME
668
CALORIES
$2.23
PER SERVING
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Vegan and Healthy Buddha Bowl
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The Girl on Bloor

Sheet Pan Buddha Bowls with Turmeric Tahini Dressing

These Sheet Pan Buddha Bowls with Turmeric Tahini Dressing are a delicious, vegan make-ahead lunch idea that can be made almost all on one pan!
16
6,224
40
35 min
TOTAL TIME
599
CALORIES
$1.50
PER SERVING
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Sheet Pan Buddha Bowls with Turmeric Tahini Dressing
Six Hungry Feet

Vegan Buddha Bowl with Tofu

A plant-based Buddha bowl with Tofu that will keep you healthy while enjoying a delicious meal.
15
22,001
52
45 min
TOTAL TIME
783
CALORIES
$3.77
PER SERVING
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Vegan Buddha Bowl with Tofu
Plant Based Jess

Mexican Buddha Bowl

This easy Mexican Buddha bowl is the ultimate nourishing meal! Made with whole grain, beans, roasted peppers, avocado and a chipotle sauce, this plant-based bowl is SO delicious and satisfying.
1
7,104
85
35 min
TOTAL TIME
1679
CALORIES
$3.97
PER SERVING
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Mexican Buddha Bowl
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Savory Bliss Buddha Bowl with Creamy Poblano Sauce

The Savory Bliss Buddha Bowl with Creamy Poblano Sauce is perfect for a wholesome, delicious meal. Packed with roasted sweet potatoes, spiced chickpeas, and sautéed Swiss chard, it's topped with an irresistibly creamy poblano tahini sauce. Ideal for a stress-free dinner or to meal prep for weekday l...
4
47 min
TOTAL TIME
690
CALORIES
$3.61
PER SERVING
Savory Bliss Buddha Bowl with Creamy Poblano Sauce
Directions
POBLANO TAHINI SAUCE
1
Combine poblano pepper, garlic, tahini, lemon juice, extra-virgin olive oil, and 1/4 cup water in a blender, and blend until smooth.
2
Adjust sauce consistency by adding water as needed, then season with salt and pepper. Set aside.
BUDDHA BOWL
3
Preheat oven to 425 degrees F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
4
In a medium saucepan, cook quinoa according to package directions.
5
Combine sweet potatoes, coconut oil, maple syrup, orange zest, and 1/4 tsp sea salt in a medium bowl. Transfer to prepared baking sheet.
6
Roast sweet potatoes for 20 minutes, flip, and roast for an additional 15 minutes or until tender and beginning to brown.
7
In a small bowl, combine chickpeas, extra-virgin olive oil, paprika, cumin, cayenne, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and 1/8 teaspoon pepper. Mix until chickpeas are thoroughly coated. Spread on a rimmed baking sheet.
8
Roast chickpeas with the sweet potatoes for 15 to 20 minutes, stirring halfway through, until golden brown.
9
In a large skillet over medium-high heat, heat 1 tablespoon of extra-virgin olive oil. Add garlic and red pepper flakes, and cook until garlic is fragrant, about 3 minutes.
10
Add Swiss chard to the skillet, cover, and cook, stirring occasionally, for 2 to 3 minutes, until chard begins to wilt. Uncover and cook, stirring frequently, for an additional 1 to 2 minutes, until chard is cooked through. Discard garlic cloves.
11
Arrange 1/2 cup cooked quinoa in four serving bowls. Top each bowl with equal portions of roasted sweet potatoes, roasted chickpeas, and sautéed chard.
12
Drizzle with poblano tahini sauce and serve with extra sauce on the side.
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Yummy Mummy Kitchen

Sheet Pan Winter Buddha Bowls

Roasted winter vegetables come together to create a nourishing and easy dinner.
19
4,060
174
55 min
TOTAL TIME
735
CALORIES
$3.78
PER SERVING
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Sheet Pan Winter Buddha Bowls
Gourmet Project

buddha bowl recipe with farro

farro, tomatoes, snap beans and beans buddha bowl
8
35 min
TOTAL TIME
403
CALORIES
$3.36
PER SERVING
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buddha bowl recipe with farro
Eat With Clarity

Peanut Chickpea Buddha Bowl

Fluffy white rice, garlicky sautéed kale and 5 minute Thai peanut chickpeas, this is an easy and incredibly quick vegan buddha bowl! Perfect for a simple dinner or lunch on the go!
35
180
20 min
TOTAL TIME
939
CALORIES
$1.52
PER SERVING
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Peanut Chickpea Buddha Bowl
The Kitchen Prep

Buddha Bowls

I really enjoyed this dish from the sweet, charred onion to the smoky roasted chickpeas. Served over fragrant jasmine rice, loaded with fresh veggies and drizzled with a creamy avocado dressing, this is just the kind of meal you need on a busy weekday.
40 min
TOTAL TIME
594
CALORIES
$1.68
PER SERVING
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Buddha Bowls
Oh So Delicioso

Thai Buddha Bowl

A flavor packed Buddah bowl made with delicious veggies, fresh mango, cabbage slaw and peanut sauce!
1
34
10 min
TOTAL TIME
564
CALORIES
$2.44
PER SERVING
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Thai Buddha Bowl
The Healthy Maven

The Ultimate Buddha Bowl

This Buddha Bowl is packed with wholesome ingredients like quinoa, kale, roasted vegetables, and a homemade tahini dressing. It's the perfect balanced meal that is both healthy and delicious!
5,410
561
40 min
TOTAL TIME
455
CALORIES
$2.50
PER SERVING
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The Ultimate Buddha Bowl
Sweet Peas and Saffron

Buddha Bowl Recipe

This Buddha bowl recipe is full of healthy plant-based ingredients and works great for meal prep! Customize it using your favorite veggies and don't forget to drizzle with the delicious tahini sauce.
24
9,189
40
40 min
TOTAL TIME
508
CALORIES
$1.16
PER SERVING
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Buddha Bowl Recipe
Real Simple Good

Sheet Pan Chicken Buddha Bowls

Go ahead and make these delicious sheet pan chicken buddha bowls! The perfect Paleo + Whole30 meal for making ahead of time for leftovers!
13
1,167
19
55 min
TOTAL TIME
991
CALORIES
$3.06
PER SERVING
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Sheet Pan Chicken Buddha Bowls
Modern Honey

Buddha Bowl with Pistachio Pesto

Buddha Bowl with Pistachio Pesto A healthy vegan bowl made with roasted sweet potatoes, onions, fresh avocado, cucumbers, arugula, quinoa, and homemade pistachio pesto. 
1
481
24
40 min
TOTAL TIME
900
CALORIES
$3.22
PER SERVING
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Buddha Bowl with Pistachio Pesto
Meal Prep On Fleek

Chicken Buddha Bowl Meal Prep

Easy gluten free chicken sheet pan meal served in a bowl with jasmine rice.
221
2
40 min
TOTAL TIME
614
CALORIES
$2.02
PER SERVING
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Chicken Buddha Bowl Meal Prep
Making Thyme for Health

Buddha Bowls with Roasted Sweet Potatoes, Spiced Chickpeas and Chard

Simple and nutrient-dense, these Buddha Bowls are healthy enough to prep for lunches yet beautiful enough to serve for dinner. 
139
1
55 min
TOTAL TIME
732
CALORIES
$3.49
PER SERVING
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Buddha Bowls with Roasted Sweet Potatoes, Spiced Chickpeas and Chard
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