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Four meal prep grain bowls in tupperware containers.

Meal Prep Grain Bowls

Teri & Jenny
This recipe for easy make ahead, meal prepped grain bowls is a great way to use up those extra vegetables you have. The recipe is designed to be super flexible so you can easily alter it to fit your taste!
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Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 55 mins
Course dinner, lunch
Cuisine American
Servings 4 people
Calories 628 kcal

Ingredients
 
 

roasted vegetables

  • 6 tbsp extra virgin olive oil, divided
  • 1 sweet potato scrubbed and chopped
  • 4 small carrots scrubbed and quartered
  • ½ head of cauliflower trimmed and cut into bitesized florets
  • ½ bunch of broccolini trimmed and chopped

assembly

  • 1 cup cooked quinoa
  • 1 cup cooked brown rice
  • 1⅓ cups hummus store bought of choice
  • 1 15 ounce can chickpeas drained
  • ½ bunch purple kale stemmed, torn into bitesized pieces and massaged
  • 1 avocado pitted and thinly sliced
  • ½ hothouse cucumber
  • 4 tsp toasted sesame seeds
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 375˚F.
  • For vegetables: Place sweet potatoes and carrots onto a baking sheet and toss with 2 tablespoons oil. Spread into a single layer. Season with salt and pepper. Roast vegetables for 20 minutes.
  • Place cauliflower and broccolini into a mixing bowl and toss together with 2 tablespoons oil. Season with salt and pepper and toss again.
  • After 20 minutes remove baking sheet from oven, add cauliflower and broccolini to baking sheet and toss together, spreading into a single layer.
  • Place vegetables back into oven and continue to roast for an additional 20 minute or until vegetables have charred and are fork tender. Remove from oven and cool.
  • To assemble: In a large mixing bowl, toss together brown rice and quinoa.
  • Divide grain mixture into bowls or airtight containers.
  • Top grain mixture with a dollop of hummus, a small handful of kale and some chickpeas.
  • Spoon a couple large spoonful’s of roasted vegetables into each bowl and top with a few slices of avocado and cucumbers.
  • Finish each bowl with a drizzle of olive oil salt and sprinkle of sesame seeds. Serve or cover and refrigerate.

Nutrition

Calories: 628kcalCarbohydrates: 61gProtein: 15gFat: 39gSaturated Fat: 6gSodium: 420mgPotassium: 1289mgFiber: 16gSugar: 8gVitamin A: 19955IUVitamin C: 65mgCalcium: 152mgIron: 5mg
Keyword grain bowls, meal prep
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