Lentil Tahini Bowl

Recipe: Lentil Tahini Bowl

Bowls are a great healthy lunch option because they combine protein, whole grains, veggies, and a flavorful sauce packed with healthy fats. They can be easily assembled the night before and taken on the go or eaten at home. This bowl features hearty lentils, a variety of vegetables, fluffy quinoa, and a creamy sauce.

 

 

Ingredients:

1 tablespoon tahini
1 tablespoon lemon juice
Pinch salt and garlic powder
2 cups roasted veggie blend
1 cup cooked lentils
1⁄2 cup cooked quinoa

Instructions:

In a small bowl, whisk together tahini, lemon juice, salt, garlic powder, and water as needed to thin. Add veggies, lentils, and quinoa to a bowl and drizzle with the sauce.

Yields 1 serving

Per serving: 625 calories, 37 g protein, 97.3 g carbohydrates, 31.1 g fiber, 18.4 g sugars, 15.3 g fat, 2.3 g saturated fat, 0 g trans fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 940 mg sodium, 267 mg calcium, 0.5 g omega-3 fats, 6740 IU vitamin A, 373.8 mg vitamin C, 4 mg vitamin E, 11.8 mg iron, 6.3 mg zinc

Lisa Drayer, M.A., R.D.,
is the author of THE BEAUTY DIET and STRONG, SLIM, and 30! For more of Lisa’s Beauty Bites, visit www.lisadrayer.com.

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