Chickpea & Sweet Potato Buddha Bowl with Kale

Liana Werner-Gray

by | Updated: January 25th, 2022

Healthful and infinitely adaptable, grain bowls, or Buddha bowls, always satisfy with their layered approach to plant-based eating. This bountiful bowl results from several easy steps that add up to a deliciously fulfilling meal! Sesame-roasted sweet potato combines with stir-fried chickpeas, quinoa and oven-baked kale. The crunch of black sesame seeds sprinkled liberally on top makes the perfect finishing touch. You’ll find yourself eating it mindfully, savoring every morsel offered.

Sweet Potato Buddha Bowl With Chickpeas & Kale in Bowl With Black Sesame Seeds |

Sweet Potato Buddha Bowl With Chickpeas & Kale in Bowl With Black Sesame Seeds |
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Chickpea & Sweet Potato Buddha Bowl with Kale

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 4
Calories 352 kcal
Author Liana Werner-Gray



  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
  2. On sheet pan, arrange sweet potato cubes; drizzle with sesame oil and sprinkle with sesame seeds, paprika, chili pepper and garlic salt. Bake for 35-40 minutes until soft.
  3. Cook quinoa according to package directions. Set aside.
  4. In large bowl, use hands to massage avocado oil and balsamic vinegar into kale. Arrange on baking sheet, sprinkle with salt and bake 12 minutes.
  5. In large sauté pan over medium heat, sauté onion in olive oil for 4 minutes. Add garlic and sauté another 2 minutes.
  6. Add chickpeas and quinoa and stir fry for several minutes, then add sweet potato and stir fry to combine.
  7. Add vegetable stock, aminos and SunButter and stir until well combined and heated through.
  8. To serve, fill one half of each bowl with stir fry mixture and the remaining half with kale. Sprinkle with black sesame seeds.

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Nutrition Facts
Chickpea & Sweet Potato Buddha Bowl with Kale
Amount Per Serving
Calories 352 Calories from Fat 225
% Daily Value*
Fat 25g38%
Saturated Fat 3g15%
Polyunsaturated Fat 6g
Monounsaturated Fat 12g
Sodium 713mg30%
Potassium 523mg15%
Carbohydrates 28g9%
Fiber 5g20%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 8g16%
Vitamin A 11786IU236%
Vitamin C 43mg52%
Calcium 200mg20%
Iron 4mg22%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.