Courtesy of The Foodie Physician
3 large sweet potatoes, peeled and diced
1-1/2 tablespoons olive oil
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
4 cups cooked quinoa, brown rice or other whole grain
1 can (15 ounces) READ 4 Bean Salad, drained
2 cups shredded purple cabbage
2 cups baby spinach
1 avocado, sliced
Cilantro leaves for garnish
Turmeric Tahini Dressing:
1/4 cup tahini
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
2 tablespoons olive oil
1/2 clove garlic, grated
1/2 teaspoon turmeric
1/4 cup warm water
Makes 4 servings.
Preheat oven to 425°F.
Toss sweet potatoes with oil, cumin, coriander and salt. Spread out on sheet pan. Roast in oven 15 minutes or until tender. Remove from oven.
Meanwhile, prepare the Turmeric Tahini Dressing. Whisk tahini, lemon juice, olive oil, garlic, turmeric and water together in medium bowl. Season with salt and pepper, as desired.
To assemble Buddha Bowls, place 1 cup quinoa (or other grain) in each bowl. Divide sweet potatoes, bean salad, cabbage, spinach and avocado slices among the bowls. Garnish with cilantro. Drizzle dressing lightly over salad. Serve extra dressing on the side.
Nutrition information per serving (1/4 of recipe): calories; g protein; g carbohydrate; g fat; mg sodium; mg cholesterol; g dietary fiber; mg iron; mg thiamin; IU vitamin A; mg vitamin C.