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Vegan Buddha Bowl (Gluten Free, Easy)

A Vegan Buddha Bowl that's packed with loads of flavor and has everything you need all in one bowl. Great for a healthy, tasty dinner or lunch.
Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time1 hour 5 minutes
Total Time1 hour 20 minutes
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Middle Eastern
Servings: 4 bowls
Calories: 282kcal
Author: Stephanie


  • 1 16 ounce bag frozen butternut squash
  • 1 cup rice cooked per package directions
  • 1 medium red bell pepper
  • 2 cups red cabbage chopped
  • 1 15 ounce can chickpeas
  • 2 ½ tbsp. olive oil
  • ½ tsp. cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp. turmeric
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • 3 cups Kale
  • 4 cloves garlic finely chopped
  • tahini salad dressing to taste


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees
  • Line large baking sheet with parchment paper
  • Place bag of frozen butternut squash in a medium mixing bowl
  • Cut bell pepper into medium chunks and place in bowl with squash.
  • Add 1 tbsp. of olive oil, salt & pepper to taste and mix well.
  • Spread out on baking sheet and bake 20-25 until golden brown on edges.
  • Remove from the oven and set aside.
  • Meanwhile place chickpeas in small bowl with ½ 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 and set aside.
  • 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 cooked rice, roasted veggies, chickpeas, chopped red cabbage and massaged kale.
  • Drizzle tahini salad dressing on as desired


Nutrition information for these buddha bowls does not include the tahini salad dressing
*Nutrition Disclaimer


Serving: 1bowl | Calories: 282kcal | Carbohydrates: 44.4g | Protein: 7.8g | Fat: 9.6g | Saturated Fat: 1.3g | Sodium: 53mg | Potassium: 936mg | Fiber: 6.9g | Sugar: 5.8g | Calcium: 180mg | Iron: 5mg