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Rainbow Buddha Bowl with Sesame Miso Dressing

Brighten up with this Rainbow Buddha Bowl. Made with a base of quinoa, filled with vibrantly colored vegetables, and tossed in a Sesame Miso Dressing, this Buddha Bowl makes the perfect light and refreshing vegan and gluten-free meal. 

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Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
40 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Vegan
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 357 kcal
Author: Sarah McMinn
Rainbow Buddha Bowl
  • 1 cup quinoa, uncooked
  • 1 small cucumber, thinly sliced
  • 4 radishes, thinly sliced
  • 1 small avocado, sliced or cubed
  • 1 large carrot, peeled
  • 1/2 cup edamame, shelled and thawed
  • 1/2 yellow bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup loosely packed microgreens
  • 1 cup loosely packed red cabbage, chopped
Sesame Miso Dressing
  1. Make the quinoa according to package instructions. While the quinoa cooks, prepare the Sesame Miso dressing

  2. In a small bowl or salad dressing shaker combine all the ingredients for the dressing and shake vigorously until well combined. Place in the refrigerator until ready to use. 

  3. Chop and prepare your vegetables. 

  4. When quinoa is ready, divide between 4 bowls. Equally divide the vegetables between the bowls. Top with Sesame Miso dressing and serve immediately.  

Recipe Notes

Serving and Storing – Once assembled, these bowls should be served immediately. Serve it with your choice of sauce and your favorite nuts or seeds (optional). Leftovers should be stored separately. The sesame miso dressing can be stored in airtight containers in the refrigerator for up to 4 days. The vegetables and quinoa can be stored for 3 days.

Make in Advance – For quick, grab and go lunches, make the components of this bowl separately. When ready to eat, quickly assemble what you need and pack it for lunch.

Nutrition Facts
Calories Per Serving: 357
% Daily Value
Carbohydrates 41g 14%
Protein 11g 22%
Fat 17g 26%
Saturated Fat 2g 13%
Sodium 508mg 22%
Potassium 574mg 16%
Fiber 6g 25%
Sugar 6g 7%
Vitamin A 3325IU 67%
Vitamin C 44.7mg 54%
Calcium 102mg 10%
Iron 3.7mg 21%