A buddha bowl is one of the easiest meals you can make. They’re flavorful and incredibly flexible when it comes to its ingredients. The recipes listed below will have you yearning for more travels because of its variety. Keep reading for a list of dishes ranging from a peanut tofu recipe to a Thai Buddha bowl.
13 Buddha Bowl Recipes You’ll Love
1. Vegan Buddha Bowl
— Vegan Cooking (@vegancook101) September 10, 2017
This vegan buddha bowl will take all your hunger pangs away. To make your quinoa fluffy, let the quinoa stay in the pot even after simmering for 15 minutes. An extra 10 minutes will make a difference.
2. Peanut Tofu Buddha Bowl
Here’s a buddha bowl packed with protein, without the meat. It’s a great addition to your family’s meatless Monday meals! To be honest, this recipe is so good, you may just find yourself making it twice a week.
3. Brown Rice Veggie Bowl
Want a healthier alternative to white rice? Make a brown rice veggie bowl. Brown rice is better than white rice because of 3 main reasons. It fills you up longer, contains more fiber, and is a healthier substitute.
4. Teriyaki Tofu Bowl with Cauliflower Rice
— Finding Vegan (@findingvegan) June 12, 2016
Bring some plant-based “rice” into your life with this buddha bowl recipe. It uses ground cauliflower, so it’ll help you get your carbs in check.
Tip: Use a grater to help create the cauliflower grains.
5. Cuban Quinoa Bowl with Spicy Lemon Cashew Dressing
— Heather Christo (@heatherchristo) April 8, 2017
Here’s a flavor-packed buddha bowl you can try this weekend. Don’t forget to soak the cashews in hot water for 10-20 minutes. The water bath helps break down its phytic acid, allowing it to digest easier.
6. Thai Coconut Quinoa Bowl
Are you craving for Thai food? Then grab a bowl and assemble this buddha bowl stat! Coconut quinoa is the star of this dish. All it takes is a cup of quinoa, a can of coconut milk, half a cup of water, and one tablespoon of maple syrup.
7. Winter Bliss Bowl
Here’s a buddha bowl that will give you comfort during the cold winter months. The best part is, you can make the falafels ahead and keep them in the freezer to store.
8. Sweet Potato with Almond Butter Buddha Bowl
Speaking of meal prep, you can make this sweet potato with almond butter buddha bowl ahead as well. Only store the dish in individual containers. Want an extra serving of protein? Throw in half a cup of black beans.
9. Chickpea Buddha Bowl with Tahini-Maple Sauce
Are you craving for something sweet? Then this chickpea buddha bowl with tahini-maple sauce is your best bet. Don’t forget to add the hot water sparingly for the sauce. Too much water can make the dressing more runny than desired.
10. Buddha Bowl with Cashew Cream
— NerdyMamma (@NerdyMammaD) January 2, 2016
Some people can’t get enough of this bowl’s cashew cream. They purposely make way too much sauce so they can drizzle it on their favorite salads. Sometimes, they even turn the cashew cream into a dip or spread!
11. Vegan Korean Bibimbap
Don’t forget to rush to the nearest Korean store to grab some famous Gochujang. Gochujang is fermented chili paste. It’s a staple in most Korean dishes and an absolute need for your vegan Korean bibimbap.
12. Fall Harvest Buddha Bowl
The butternut squash serves as one of the base ingredients of this recipe. It’s coated in olive oil, maple syrup, nutmeg, cinnamon, and a sprinkling of salt. You’ll be tempted to eat it on its own after it’s done roasting.
13. Tropical Buddha Bowl
— Fagor America (@FagorAmerica) August 10, 2017
Here’s a dose of refreshment for your Buddha bowl recipes. This tropical buddha bowl has tons of island flavor. It has diced pineapples, dried tart cherries, and the juice of limes.
Tip: Don’t forget to swap the shrimp for black beans for a more vegan-friendly recipe.
Here’s another Buddha bowl recipe you can try. Press play on the video below:
There are no strict rules when it comes to making a Buddha bowl. The ingredient choices are pretty much dependent on what you’re in the mood to eat. Another option is to use the leftovers you have from the week. Place them all together in a bowl, and voila, you’ve just made a new recipe!
Got a few more ideas for a buddha bowl recipe? We’d love to hear your suggestions in the comment section below!