Homemade Buddha Bowl Recipe

Homemade Buddha Bowl Recipe

How To Make Homemade Buddha Bowl

This healthy buddha bowl makes the best well-balanced meal for either lunch or dinner! Whip this up easily in just one hour.

Preparation: 30 minutes
Cooking: 30 minutes
Total: 1 hour



For Rice and Veggies:

  • cupsshort-grain brown rice,or long-grain brown rice, rinsed
  • cupsshelled edamame,frozen, preferably organic
  • cupssnap peas,trimmed and roughly chopped, or thinly sliced broccoli florets or snow peas
  • 2tbsptamari,reduced-sodium, or soy sauce, to taste
  • 4cupsred cabbage,chopped, ribs removed, or spinach or romaine lettuce or kale
  • 2avocados,halved, pitted and thinly sliced into long strips

For Essential Garnishes:

  • 1small cucumber,very thinly sliced
  • dressing,like ginger carrot dressing, or of choice
  • ½green onion,sliced thinly, about ½ small bunch
  • lime wedges
  • sesame oil,toasted for drizzling
  • sesame seeds
  • flaky sea salt


  1. Bring a large pot of water to boil.

  2. Once the water is boiling, add the rice and continue boiling for 25 minutes.

  3. Add the edamame, then cook for 3 more minutes.

  4. Add the snap peas, then cook for 2 more minutes.

  5. Drain well, then return the rice and veggies to the pot.

  6. Season to taste with 1 to 2 tablespoons of tamari or soy sauce, then stir to combine.

  7. Divide the rice, vegetable mixture and raw vegetables into 4 bowls.

  8. Arrange the cucumber slices along the edge of the bowl.

  9. Drizzle lightly with dressing, then top with sliced green onion.

  10. Place a lime wedge or 2 in each bowl.

  11. When ready to serve, divide the avocado into the bowls.

  12. Lightly drizzle sesame oil over the avocado, followed by a generous sprinkle of sesame seeds and flaky sea salt.

  13. Serve, and enjoy!

Recipe Notes


  • Calories: 553.85kcal
  • Fat: 25.18g
  • Saturated Fat: 3.66g
  • Trans Fat: 0.01g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 13.39g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 6.09g
  • Carbohydrates: 72.05g
  • Fiber: 15.18g
  • Sugar: 7.89g
  • Protein: 16.42g
  • Sodium: 960.52mg
  • Calcium: 137.42mg
  • Potassium: 1288.04mg
  • Iron: 4.84mg
  • Vitamin A: 80.05µg
  • Vitamin C: 90.41mg
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