Chickpea Buddha Bowl


This delicious vegan dish is perfect for when you don't have much time. For this dish, we've used a mix of carrots, onions, parsnips and Brussels sprouts with chickpeas and quinoa, but other veggies you could try are: cauliflower, olives, tomatoes, sweet potato, spinach, or kale.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
40 mins
2 servings


  • 1 cup vegetable broth

  • ½ cup red quinoa

  • 1 ¾ cups Brussels sprouts

  • ¼ cup cubed carrots

  • ¼ cup peeled and cubed parsnips

  • ½ red onion, chopped

  • 2 teaspoons olive oil, divided

  • 1 (15 ounce) can chickpeas, drained and patted dry

  • 1 teaspoon ground turmeric


  • ¼ cup tahini

  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice

  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup

  • 5 tablespoons hot water

  • 1 avocado, mashed


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).

  2. Place vegetable broth and quinoa in a saucepan; bring to a boil. Simmer until quinoa is tender, about 15 minutes.

  3. Place Brussels sprouts, carrots, parsnips, and red onion on a baking sheet; drizzle with 1 teaspoon olive oil.

  4. Bake in the preheated oven until softened, about 10 minutes.

  5. Mix chickpeas with turmeric in a bowl. Heat remaining 1 teaspoon olive oil in a skillet over medium heat. Cook and stir chickpeas until browned, about 8 minutes.

  6. Mix tahini, lemon juice, and maple syrup in a bowl until well combined. Add hot water, 1 tablespoon at a time, until dressing is thin and smooth.

  7. Divide quinoa, roasted vegetables, chickpeas, and mashed avocado between 2 serving bowls. Drizzle 1 tablespoon dressing over each bowl.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

815 Calories
40g Fat
99g Carbs
24g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 2
Calories 815
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 40g 52%
Saturated Fat 6g 28%
Sodium 728mg 32%
Total Carbohydrate 99g 36%
Dietary Fiber 24g 86%
Total Sugars 13g
Protein 24g
Vitamin C 94mg 470%
Calcium 275mg 21%
Iron 9mg 51%
Potassium 1613mg 34%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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