Butternut Squash Tahini Buddha Bowls
These Butternut Squash Tahini Buddha Bowls are packed with loads of flavor and everything you need all in one bowl. Great for a healthy, tasty dinner or lunch.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time1 hr 5 mins
Total Time1 hr 20 mins
Servings: 4 bowls
- 1 medium butternut squash
- 3/4 cup of rice cooked per package directions
- 1 medium red bell pepper
- 2 slices of red cabbage about 1/2 inch thick
- 1 box/can chickpeas 11-14 ounces
- 2 1/2 tbsp. olive oil
- 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
- 1/4 tsp. turmeric
- salt & pepper to taste
- 3-4 cups Kale
- 4 cloves garlic finely chopped
- 1/3 cup tahini
- 1/4 cup water
- 2 tbsp. lime juice
- 3 cloves garlic finely chopped 1 tbsp.
- dash of salt
Preheat oven to 375 degrees
Line large baking sheet with parchment paper
Cut bottom off squash and stand up to peel. Then cut squash in half lengthwise and scoop out seeds. Cut into bite sized chunks and place in medium mixing bowl.
Cut bell pepper into medium size strips and place in bowl with squash chunks.
Add 1 tbsp. of olive oil, salt & pepper to taste and mix well.
Spread out on baking sheet. Place sliced cabbage on baking sheet and drizzle with olive oil and salt & pepper.
Bake 35-40 minutes until squash can be pierced easily with fork and veggies slightly browned.
Remove from the oven and place in oven safe casserole dish.
Meanwhile place chickpeas in small bowl with 1/2 tbsp. olive oil, salt & pepper, cinnamon, and turmeric. Mix well and place on baking sheet.
Roast in oven about 15 minutes till you hear them popping(then you know they're done)
Remove from oven in place in dish with squash, cabbage, & red pepper.
Meanwhile prepare rice according to package directions( when done I seasoned it with a little olive oil, salt & pepper)
Next rinse Kale leaves and remove hard stems. Place in bowl with olive oil, chopped garlic, salt & pepper and massage the kale with your hands till well blended.
Layer bowl with rice, roasted veggies, chickpeas, kale
In small bowl add tahini, water, lime juice, garlic, salt and whisk until combined.
Drizzle on salad