BBQ Tempeh Quinoa Bowls

This BBQ Tempeh Quinoa Bowl is full of seasoned vegetables, delicious proteins, and fresh flavor for a vegan and gluten-free dinner recipe.

Prep Time
1 hr 30 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
2 hrs
Course: Main Course, Main Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Quinoa Bowl
Servings: 2
Calories: 506 kcal
Author: Sarah McMinn
Quinoa Bowls
  • 1 bag Success Quinoa about 1 1/2 cups cooked
  • 8 ounces tempeh
  • 1/2 batch homemade BBQ Sauce
  • 4-5 collard greens leaves chopped
  • 1 large sweet potato skin removed
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • salt and pepper to taste
Additional Toppings
  1. Prepare the homemade BBQ Sauce and refrigerate until ready to use.
  2. Cut the tempeh through the middle then cut into 1" squares. Slice diagonal to create triangles. Place the tempeh in a shallow dish and cover with about 1/2 cup BBQ sauce. Place in refrigerator and marinate for 1 hour. Once marinaded, place tempeh on a parchment-lined baking sheet in a single layer and brush with additional BBQ sauce.

  3. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F.
  4. Dice the sweet potato. Toss it in olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Transfer to a parchment-lined baking sheet.
  5. Bake tempeh and sweet potatoes for about 25 minutes, flipping halfway through.

  6. Meanwhile, prepare Success Quinoa according to package. instructions.

  7. Lightly sauté collard greens for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  8. When tempeh and potatoes are cooked all the way through remove from oven and assemble the recipe by layering with quinoa, collard greens, BBQ tempeh, and sweet potatoes. Top with additional toppings of your choice and serve immediately or toss to combine and refrigerate to serve chilled as a quinoa salad.
Nutrition Facts
BBQ Tempeh Quinoa Bowls
Amount Per Serving
Calories 506 Calories from Fat 306
% Daily Value*
Fat 34g52%
Saturated Fat 5g31%
Sodium 59mg3%
Potassium 1216mg35%
Carbohydrates 33g11%
Fiber 9g38%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 24g48%
Vitamin A 10370IU207%
Vitamin C 18.6mg23%
Calcium 204mg20%
Iron 4.1mg23%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.