Mexican Vegan Sweet Potato Quinoa Bowl

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Mexican roasted sweet potatoes top this easy and delicious, healthy, vegan Quinoa Bowl recipe, perfect for lunch, dinner & meal prepping!

Roasted diced sweet potatoes in bowl with diced avocado, pico de gallo, lime wedge and copper fork, with orange and white striped towel underneath and fresh cilantro in the background

Happy New Year! Who’s excited for more healthy & seriously delicious recipes in 2019? I know I am! Today I’m getting the party started with this Mexican Vegan Sweet Potato Quinoa Bowl recipe!

Bowls have been a MAJOR TREND on the blog the last couple of years!

Bruschetta Grilled Chicken Zoodle Bowls are still in the top spot for viral Facebook videos with over 5.1 MILLION views!

Veggie Fajita Rice Bowls continue to be a huge hit on Pinterest and everyone loves this Thai Peanut Sweet Potato Buddha Bowl!

Now it’s time to add a new bowl into the mix! This Mexican Sweet Potato Quinoa Bowl is so flavorful and easy to make in under 30 minutes.

You can meal prep a few for the week or just make a couple for a quick & easy dinner! It’s gluten free and vegan, making it the perfect fit for a healthy lifestyle.

Diced roasted sweet potatoes and diced avocado in quinoa bowl with lime wedge and fork, with orange and white striped towel underneath and cilantro in background

How to make a Quinoa Bowl

To make a quinoa bowl, begin by cooking the quinoa. Bring 2 cups of water and 1 cup of quinoa to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer for 15-20 minutes.

While the quinoa is cooking, toss diced sweet potatoes with minced garlic, jalapenos, olive oil and taco seasoning. Roast in the oven at 425°F for 15-20 minutes.

Place the cooked quinoa in bowls, top with the roasted sweet potatoes, avocado and pico de gallo.

How much protein is in a quinoa bowl?

This quinoa bowl contains 16 grams of protein per bowl.

Is quinoa a clean food?

Quinoa is a superfood that’s high in fiber and protein. It is a whole grain that only contains one ingredient and contains more protein than any other grain, making it a healthy, clean food.

Overhead shot of diced sweet potatoes in bowl with quinoa, diced avocado, pico de gallo, lime wedge, cilantro and copper fork

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  4. Greek Quinoa Salad
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Diced roasted sweet potatoes in quinoa bowl with diced avocado, pico de gallo and lime wedge with copper fork
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Mexican Vegan Sweet Potato Quinoa Bowl

Mexican roasted sweet potatoes top this easy and delicious, healthy, vegan Quinoa Bowl recipe, perfect for lunch, dinner & meal prepping!

Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 14 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 29 minutes
Servings 2 bowls
Calories 796 kcal
Author Whitney Bond

Ingredients

  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 2 cups water
  • 4 cups sweet potato peeled & small dice
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 jalapeno seeded & minced
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 2 tbsp taco seasoning click link for homemade recipe

Optional Toppings

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 425°F. 

  2. Add the quinoa and water to a medium pot on the stove over high heat. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat, cover and simmer for 15-20 minutes.

  3. Toss the sweet potatoes, garlic and jalapenos with the olive oil and taco seasoning. Spread in an even layer on a baking sheet.

  4. Place in the oven to roast for 15-20 minutes.
  5. Once the quinoa is cooked and potatoes comes out of the oven, distribute them between two bowls. 

  6. Top with the optional toppings of your choice.