Spinach and Sweet Potato Quinoa Bowl Recipe

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Sherry Published: June 4, 2021
Spinach and Sweet Potato Quinoa Bowl Recipe

How To Make Spinach and Sweet Potato Quinoa Bowl

Craft a vegetable-filled, meatless meal with the help of this quinoa bowl recipe. It’s packed with beans, tomatoes, spinach, and sweet potato.

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 30 minutes
Total: 35 minutes



For Quinoa:

  • 1cupquinoa
  • 2cupsvegetable broth,or water and bouillon

For Sweet Potatoes:

  • 2large sweet potatoes,peeled and cut ¼-in thick
  • 1tbspolive oil
  • ½tspsalt
  • ¾tspchili powder
  • ¾tspground cumin
  • ¾tspgarlic powder

For Spinach:

  • 1tbspolive oil
  • 1cupred onion,thinly sliced
  • 4clovesgarlic,minced
  • 2roma tomatoes,diced
  • tspground cumin
  • ¾tspkosher salt
  • ½cupvegetable broth,or chicken broth
  • 8ozspinach
  • 30ozblack beans,drained and rinsed

For Toppings:

  • 1avocado,sliced
  • ¼cupcilantro,chopped
  • 1lime



    1. In a medium sauce pan, combine quinoa and broth. Bring to a boil, cover, and lower temperature. Cook for 15 minutes until all broth is dissolved.

    2. Mix the sweet potatoes with the oil and then sprinkle with the spices and mix. Grill 3 to 4 minutes per side until cooked through.

    3. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium high heat. Add onions and cook for 5 minutes until translucent. Add the garlic and and tomatoes and cook another minute. Mix in the cumin, salt, and broth and boil for 2 minutes.

    4. Add the spinach and black beans and cook until beans are warmed through and spinach wilts down.

    5. Add quinoa to the bowls, spinach mixture, sweet potatoes, avocado slices, cilantro, and lime.


    • Calories: 1144.88kcal
    • Fat: 20.53g
    • Saturated Fat: 3.20g
    • Monounsaturated Fat: 11.04g
    • Polyunsaturated Fat: 4.56g
    • Carbohydrates: 191.70g
    • Fiber: 45.01g
    • Sugar: 11.46g
    • Protein: 57.29g
    • Sodium: 793.09mg
    • Calcium: 411.08mg
    • Potassium: 4437.64mg
    • Iron: 16.24mg
    • Vitamin A: 875.84µg
    • Vitamin C: 36.69mg
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