Healthy Sweet Potato & Chickpea Buddha Bowl

March 04, 2019 By:
Tagged: Heart Healthy Heart Healthy. Vegan Vegan. Onions Onions. Healthy Lunch Healthy Lunch. Healthy Healthy. Mushrooms Mushrooms. Rice Rice. Quick Dinner Quick Dinner. Healthy Dinner Healthy Dinner. Vegetarian Vegetarian. Sweet Potato Sweet Potato. Kale Kale. Vegetables Vegetables. Garlic Garlic. Affordable Dinner Affordable Dinner. Vegetarian Dinners Vegetarian Dinners. Plant-based Plant-based.
15 Minutes
10 Minutes
A simple, healthy meal in just 30 minutes. Full of four different kinds of vegetables, fiber- and chickpeas topped with a maple-tahini sauce packed with flavor.


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  1. Bring a pot of water to a boil and add sweet potato. Cook 5-10 minutes or until potato is just tender. Timing will depend on the size of the cubes.
  2. In a separate pan, heat oil until it shimmers and add the onion, mushrooms and kale. Saute until soft, about 5 minutes, then strain sweet potatoes and add to the pan. Add garlic powder and ½ teaspoon of salt and sauté for another 2 minutes.
  3. In a bowl, combine the chickpeas, chili powder, paprika, cumin, pepper and ½ teaspoon of salt and toss until chickpeas are evenly coated. Warm in a pan over low or medium-low heat.
  4. Prepare the dressing by whisking together the tahini, vinegar, hot sauce, remaining ½ teaspoon salt (plus more to taste), and hot sauce in a bowl or jar.
  5. Divide warm brown rice, chickpeas and vegetables between two serving bowls, top with tahini dressing and cilantro and serve warm.