Tahini, Grain, and Veggie Bowl

Tahini, Grain, and Veggie Bowl
Tahini, Grain, and Veggie Bowl

Are you looking for a nutritious and flavorful meal that will satisfy your taste buds? Look no further than this Tahini, Grain, and Veggie Bowl recipe. Created by renowned nutrition and wellness expert Kevin Curry, this dish combines roasted vegetables, a creamy tahini sauce, and hearty grains for a wholesome and delicious bowl that will leave you feeling satisfied and nourished.

Ingredients

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Roasted Veggie Mix:

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  • 1 medium eggplant, cut into 1-inch pieces (3 1/2 cups)
  • 1 large zucchini, cut into 1-inch half-moons (3 cups)
  • 1 large yellow summer squash, sliced or chopped
  • 1 large red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 large red onion, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon dried oregano
  • Generous pinch of sea salt & pepper

Tahini Sauce:

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  • ½ cup tahini
  • ¼ cup finely chopped fresh mint
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh garlic, minced
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • ½ cup water
  • Sea salt & pepper to taste

Other Ingredients:

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  • 3 cups cooked farro or other grain
  • 1 15-ounce can chickpeas, rinsed and drained

Garnish:

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  • Parsley or mint
  • Lemon wedges

Instructions

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  1. Preheat the oven to 425°F (218°C).
  2. In a large bowl, toss the eggplant, zucchini, squash, bell pepper, and onion with 2 tablespoons of olive oil, dried oregano, and a pinch of sea salt and black pepper.
  3. Spread the vegetables on a rimmed baking sheet lined with parchment paper and roast for 25 to 30 minutes, or until the veggies are crisp-tender. Allow them to cool.
  4. In another bowl, prepare the tahini sauce by mixing tahini, chopped mint, lemon juice, minced garlic, ground cumin, and 1/2 cup of water. Add more water if you prefer a thinner consistency. Season the sauce with salt and pepper according to your taste.
  5. In a large bowl, combine the roasted veggies with the cooked farro and rinsed chickpeas.
  6. Drizzle each serving with the tahini sauce and garnish with parsley or mint. Serve with lemon wedges for an extra zing.
  7. This recipe serves 5 people.

Nutritional Information

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Here’s the nutrition breakdown per serving:

  • Calories: 460
  • Fat: 21g
  • Carbohydrates: 62g
  • Protein: 14g
  • Vitamin C: 88.3mg
  • Calcium: 162mg
  • Iron: 5.3mg
  • Potassium: 833mg
  • Folate: 119.5mcg
  • Vitamin B-6: 0.5mg

Please note that these values are approximate and may vary based on specific ingredients and serving sizes.

About the Chef

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The creator of this Tahini, Grain, and Veggie Bowl recipe, Kevin Curry, is the founder of FitMenCook, an online community dedicated to inspiring men and women to eat healthy and stay fit with delicious and never boring recipes. With over 2 million followers worldwide, Kevin has become one of the most sought-after personalities in the fields of nutrition, health, and wellness.

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Conclusion

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With its vibrant flavors, wholesome ingredients, and easy preparation, the Tahini, Grain, and Veggie Bowl is a fantastic choice for a nourishing meal. Whether you’re following a plant-based diet or simply looking to incorporate more nutritious options into your meals, this recipe offers a delightful combination of textures and tastes. Make a double batch of the tantalizing tahini sauce to elevate your future meals and snacks throughout the week. Try this recipe today and enjoy a bowl packed with goodness and flavor!

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