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Thai Inspired Roasted Vegetarian Buddha Bowl Recipe

These Vegetarian Buddha Bowls are fresh, delicious and packed with goodness. Roasted vegetables nestle up with crisp cabbage, chickpeas, broccoli and more - all smothered in an addictive peanut sauce.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, thai
Keyword: buddha bowl, roasted vegetables, thai buddha bowl
Servings: 5 servings
Calories: 478kcal
Author: Jen Pinkston


  • 1 ½ cups chopped purple cabbage
  • 1 ½ cups chopped broccoli
  • 1 cup sliced carrots
  • 2 small sliced sweet potatoes or one large
  • ¾ cup of cooked chickpeas or 1 can
  • ¾ cup raw cashews
  • 1 cup cooked quinoa
  • 2 tablespoon coconut oil

Seasoning mix:

  • ½ teaspoon Cumin
  • ½ teaspoon Garlic
  • ¼ teaspoon Chili powder
  • ¼ teaspoon Paprika
  • ¼ teaspoon Ginger
  • ¼ teaspoon Turmeric
  • ½ teaspoon Salt
  • ¼ teaspoon Pepper

Easy peanut sauce (optional):

  • ½ cup coconut milk full fat for extra creaminess
  • cup natural peanut butter
  • 1 tablespoon honey or maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce or coconut aminos
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar or rice vinegar
  • ½ tablespoon lime juice
  • Dash of garlic


  • Set oven to 400 degrees.
  • Chop all vegetables and place evenly on a lined baking sheet.
  • In a small bowl combine spices and mix until well blended. Evenly sprinkle over the pan of veggies; spice to your liking.
  • If you end up with extra, add this to your quinoa or chickpeas for extra flavor.
  • Place sheet pan in the oven and set the timer for 30 minutes.
  • If your cashews begin to brown, pull them off the sheet early, and allow vegetables to continue cooking.
  • Cook quinoa according to instructions, add salt, pepper and garlic to taste.
  • Optional: In a small bowl whisk together peanut sauce ingredients, pour into an airtight container for storage.
  • Once vegetables are roasted, allow to cool on the sheet pan. After fully cooled, place in an airtight container and store in the refrigerator for up to 5 days. Prepare a Roasted Vegetable Buddha Bowl now whenever the craving hits!


Calories: 478kcal | Carbohydrates: 46g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 29g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Sodium: 454mg | Potassium: 833mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 12201IU | Vitamin C: 43mg | Calcium: 86mg | Iron: 5mg