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Buddha Bowl Recipe

  • Author: Jessica Hoffman
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 1 bowl 1x
  • Category: Main
  • Method: Cook
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Vegan


A simple base recipe on how to make an easy buddha bowl!


Units Scale
  • 1 cup grains (rice, quinoa, farro etc.)
  • 1/2 cup protein (tofu, tempeh, chickpeas etc.)
  • Greens (kale, microgreens, spinach etc.)
  • Vegetables (cabbage, peppers, sweet potato, beets, cucumber etc.)
  • Avocado
  • Nuts and seeds (sliced almonds, pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds etc.)
  • Sauce


  1. Cook the grains according to package directions. Layer the grains at the bottom of the bowl. 
  2. Cook the protein by pan-frying or baking. Add the protein to the bowl with an assortment of greens, vegetables, avocado, nuts, seeds and sauce of your choice.) 


My favourite buddha bowl sauces are this Thai Peanut Sauce and this Lemon Tahini Dressing

*Nutrition information is an estimate based off my buddha bowl recipes linked in the roundup. 


  • Serving Size: 1 bowl
  • Calories: 480
  • Sugar: 5g
  • Fat: 18g
  • Carbohydrates: 50g
  • Fiber: 12g
  • Protein: 15g

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