Buffalo Red Quinoa Squash and Vegetable Bowls

These gluten free buffalo quinoa vegetable bowls have just the right amount of spice to add a kick to your vegan meal :-).

Vegan Buffalo Quinoa Vegetable Bowls found at http://fearlessdining.com

These buffalo quinoa vegetable bowls are a healthy and filling bowl with just a hint of spice.

Vegan Buffalo Quinoa Veggie Bowls found at http://fearlessdining.com

What better way to enjoy a family meal than over a vegan veggie bowl?

I found this delicata squash at our local farmer’s market last weekend and I thought the sweet squash flavors would work perfectly with the buffalo sauce in this bowl.

Did I mention how easy this recipe is? These bowls are special because you can use any vegetables, any grain, and any sauce. Want to add more protein? Toss in some edamame or tofu. (*One thing I like to do is make extra quinoa so that I can make different bowls for lunches during the week.) You can toss in grilled chicken, shrimp, or any other meat if you want more protein.

Farmer's Market Squash

This healthy veggie bowl is filled with butter lettuce, yellow pepper, red quinoa, delicata squash, zucchini, and broccoli. It is both nutritious and filling. No hungry people allowed :-). Our family eats so much meat that it is nice to have some vegan options that still have a lot of protein.

Roasted Delicata     Buffalo Sauce Cooking

Roasted delicata squash. This three ingredient buffalo sauce cooks up quickly and is perfectly spicy.

Buffalo Quinoa Vegetable Bowls #SundaySupper

Course: Main Course, Main Dish, Salad
Cuisine: American
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Ingredients

  • 1 cup cooked red quinoa
  • 1 zucchini roasted
  • 1/2 delicata squash roasted and sliced
  • 1/2 cup cooked broccoli
  • 1 red or yellow pepper
  • 4-6 large butter lettuce leaves
  • For Sauce:
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1/4 cup hot sauce
  • 1/2 cup *optional cooked edamame

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven.
  2. Place delicata squash, pepper, and zucchini on a pan.
  3. Sprinkle with salt and drizzle with olive oil.
  4. Bake 20 minutes until tender.
  5. Allow the veggies to cool.
  6. Line the bottom of two large bowls with the butter lettuce leaves.
  7. Top with 1/2 cup cooked quinoa, 1/4 cup broccoli, zucchini slices and several slices of the delicata squash.
  8. In a small saucepan, on medium heat, melt the butter with the minced clove of garlic.
  9. Sautee 2-3 minutes.
  10. Add hot sauce and simmer for 5 minutes.
  11. Allow to cool and drizzle the sauce over the veggie bowl.

(* Buffalo sauce is from Alton Brown’s Buffalo Wings recipe.)

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Comments

  1. I love the flavor in this meatless meal! Great way to get everyone to the family table. Happy Sunday!

  2. Love how healthy this is!

  3. Wow Sandi, that is one impressive bowl! I love it, particularly the quinoa.

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