Simple and so tasty, this anytime-meal is the perfect option for a filling feed that won’t leave you feeling bloated.
We’ve been told countless times that our diets should include a balanced amount of health fats, protein and carbohydrates, but the idea of tracking macros and closely reading the nutritional value of everything we put in our mouths can get a little draining.
Enter: this healthy egg buddha bowl. One spoonful and you’ll contemplate if it’s okay to enjoy for breakfast, lunch and dinner. (We’re cool with it, TBH.)
- 600g piece pumpkin, deseeded, peeled, cut into 2cm cubes
- Olive oil cooking spray
- 1 small red onion, thinly sliced
- 1⁄4 cup white wine vinegar
- 3 cups water
- 1 cup quinoa
- 1 bunch broccolini, trimmed
- 4 eggs
- 1 large carrot, finely shredded
- 1 large red beetroot, peeled, grated
- 1 large avocado, sliced
- 1/3 cup vegetable oil
- 2 tbs rice wine vinegar
- 2 tsp sesame oil
- 2 tsp honey
- 1⁄2-1 tsp wasabi
1. Preheat oven to 200C. Line a baking trays with baking paper. Spread pumpkin onto tray and spray with olive oil. Season with salt and pepper. Roast pumpkin for 20 minutes or until tender. Cool.
2. Place onion and vinegar into a bowl and stand for 20 minutes. Drain well.
3. Put 3 cups water into a saucepan and bring to the boil. Add quinoa, cover and reduce heat to medium low. Simmer for 10-15 minutes or until quinoa is tender. Drain and rinse under cold water. Drain well.
4. Bring a medium saucepan of water to the boil. Add broccolini and cook for 1 minute or until just tender. Remove with tongs. Return water to the boil. Add eggs and cook for 7 minutes. Drain.
5. To make dressing, whisk oil, vinegar, sesame oil, honey and wasabi in a jug. Season with salt and white pepper.
6. Spoon quinoa into shallow bowls. Add pumpkin, red onion, broccollini, carrot, beetroot and avocado. Drizzle dressing over bowl. Peel eggs, cut in half and place on top of bowls. Serve.
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