Mmmm...this vegan recipe is so delicious and guilt-free! Even if you're not vegan, I whole-heartedly believe in giving your body a break from eating meat once in a while with a perfectly light dish like this one.

Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
30 mins
additional:
10 mins
total:
55 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 bowls
Advertisement

Ingredients

4
Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
Ingredient Checklist
Quinoa:
Veggie Bowl:

Directions

Instructions Checklist
  • Heat pinto beans in a saucepan over low heat until hot, 5 to 7 minutes.

    Advertisement
  • Bring water, quinoa, and salt to a boil in a saucepan and simmer until quinoa is tender and water is absorbed, 15 to 20 minutes. Remove from heat and set aside to cool, about 10 minutes.

  • Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add red bell pepper, yellow bell pepper, and black pepper; cook and stir until bell peppers are softened but still crisp, about 10 minutes.

  • Toss quinoa, pinto beans, and lettuce together in a bowl. Top with pepper mixture, vegan cheese, avocado, and vegan sour cream.

Cook's Notes:

Substitute pinto beans with your choice of protein, if desired.

Substitute lettuce with kale, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

623 calories; protein 24.6g; carbohydrates 78.2g; fat 23.5g; sodium 846.2mg. Full Nutrition
Advertisement

Reviews (3)

Most helpful positive review

Rating: 4 stars
03/19/2016
A good combination of nutrients and flavours. I added some hot sauce and lime juice at the end and liked it even more. Thank you for the recipe. Read More
(1)
6 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 4
  • 4 star values: 2
  • 3 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 0
Rating: 4 stars
03/19/2016
A good combination of nutrients and flavours. I added some hot sauce and lime juice at the end and liked it even more. Thank you for the recipe. Read More
(1)
Rating: 5 stars
09/14/2019
Very good and light. I added zucchini and it was very good. Read More
Rating: 4 stars
03/04/2017
Really good basic recipe. Definitely will be adding some spices next time. I used fresh spinach leaves instead of lettuce since the heat would have wilted the lettuce. Added lime juice and used regular (non-vegan) sour cream and cheese. Overall fairly easy to make and will be trying again. Read More
Advertisement