If you haven’t experimented with quinoa, then this Quinoa & Avocado Cleansing Bowl with Lemon Tahini Sauce is the perfect dish to give it a try. If you are already a fan of quinoa, then this is destined to become a favorite! High in fiber and protein, quinoa is a fluffy fiber that offers an alternative to pasta or rice. It’s easy to prepare, and takes on the flavors of the seasonings of the dish. You’re going to love it!
Yield: 4 Servings
Total Time: 50 Minutes
Prep Time: 20 Minutes
Cook Time: 30 Minutes
- 1/2 cup quinoa
- 1/2 large cauliflower
- 1 cup chopped kale
- 1 cup chopped red cabbage
- 1 clove garlic, chopped
- 1 avocado
- 1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil
- 1/4 teaspoon cumin powder
Lemon Tahini Sauce
- 1/2 cup soaked raw Cashews
- 2 tablespoons tahini
- 6 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
- 1/4-1/2 teaspoon sea salt
Preheat your oven to 400 degrees.
Toss chopped cauliflower with olive oil, salt, and cumin until well coated; roast in the oven for about 25 minutes or until golden brown.
Meanwhile, boil quinoa in a pan for about 10 minutes; drain and set aside.
Heat oil in a skillet and sauté in red onion, garlic, red cabbage, and kale until the veggies are wilted; stir in quinoa until mixed.
Combine the sauce ingredients in a food processor and process until very smooth.
To serve, add kale mixture in a serving bowl and top with avocado slices and roasted cauliflower.
Drizzle the Quinoa & Avocado Cleansing Bowl with the Lemon Tahini Sauce and garnish with cilantro. Enjoy!
Nutritional Information Per Serving:
Calories: 384; Total Fat: 24.6 g; Carbs: 35.2 g; Dietary Fiber: 9.7 g; Sugars: 4.8 g; Protein: 11.2 g; Cholesterol: 0 mg; Sodium: 182 mg