Every week we make a variation of a veggie bowl like this. These are loaded up with nutritious vegetables, and we’ll often pair it with a small amount of quinoa (or other grain) and a simple dressing.

This should make 3-4 servings.

kale and beet bowl recipe

Kale and Beet Tahini Bowl

Roasted veggies with sauteed kale and quinoa with a homemade Tahini dressing.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine American, Mediterranean
Servings 4 people
Calories 184 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 2 Beets
  • 3 Carrots
  • 1 Bunch of kale
  • 2 tbsp Olive oil
  • 0.5 cup Uncooked quinoa

Dressing

  • 2 tbsp Tahini
  • 1 tbsp Olive oil
  • 1 tbsp white wine vinegar or lemon
  • 1 pinch salt, pepper, and paprikia
  • 1 tbsp water add water as needed to thin out the dressing, I would add a tbsp or less at a time until it's at your desired consistency. I usually don't use more than 1 or 2 tbsp.

Instructions
 

  • Pre-heat oven to 400F
  • Cut beets and carrots into 1 inch pieces
  • Toss in 1 tbls of olive oil and add salt and pepper to taste
  • Place on an oven sheet and bake for about 30 minutes or until tender.
  • Wash, and then tear or roughly chop the kale.
  • Add 1 tbsp of olive oil to a pan on medium heat. Once hot, add the kale and lightly sauté. Cook, turning the kale in the pan for 3-5 minutes until tender, but not overly wilted. Toss in a pinch or two of salt to taste.
  • Add the quinoa to a pot with 1 cup of lightly salted water. Bring to a boil, add a top, and then let simmer for about 20 minute or until all the water is gone.

Dressing

  • Add the tahini, oil, vinegar, salt, pepper, and paprika to a small bowl and stir until well mixed.
  • Add water to thin out the dressing as needed. You can also add add'l vinegar or oil. Taste as you go.

Nutrition

Sodium: 173mgCalcium: 94mgVitamin C: 45mgVitamin A: 10935IUSugar: 5gFiber: 4gPotassium: 600mgCalories: 184kcalMonounsaturated Fat: 3gPolyunsaturated Fat: 3gSaturated Fat: 1gFat: 7gProtein: 7gCarbohydrates: 27gIron: 2mg
Keyword Grain bowl, Kale, Quinoa, Salad, Tahini, Vegan, Vegetarian
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