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. 

Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
40 mins
5 from 1 vote
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Vegan
Keyword: Buddha Bowl
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
  • Buddha Bowls should be eaten immediately
  • Variation is the name of the game. Swap vegetables in and out as you please!


Nutrition Facts
Rainbow Buddha Bowl with Sesame Miso Dressing
Amount Per Serving
Calories 357 Calories from Fat 153
% Daily Value*
Fat 17g26%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Sodium 508mg22%
Potassium 574mg16%
Carbohydrates 41g14%
Fiber 6g25%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 11g22%
Vitamin A 3325IU67%
Vitamin C 44.7mg54%
Calcium 102mg10%
Iron 3.7mg21%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.