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Vegan High Protein Quinoa Lentil Bowl

  • Author: admin
  • Prep Time: 20 min
  • Cook Time: 20 min
  • Total Time: 40 min
  • Yield: 5 servings 1x



Ingredients for sauce:
1/2 cup raw sesame oil
1/2 cup soaked almonds or cashews
3 tbsp. gluten free tamari
3 tbsp. gluten-free tamari
1/4 cup unsweetened peanut butter (or almond butter)

Ingredients for lentils:
1 cup uncooked green lentils, rinsed
1 3/4 cup vegetable broth (or water)

Ingredients for quinoa:
1 cup uncooked quinoa
2 cups water

Additional bowl ingredients:

2 tbsp. olive oil
1 small red onion, chopped
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 red bell pepper, chopped
3 cups spinach or chard
Salt to taste


2 cups of water or food processor mix the first five ingredients (sesame oil, nuts, tamari, maple syrup, and nut butter).  Blend until smooth and set aside. In a medium saucepan bring lentils and broth to a boil.  Reduce heat and simmer for 30 minutes or until lentils are tender. In a separate saucepan bring quinoa and water to a boil.  Reduce heat and simmer for 25 minutes until all liquid is absorbed. Meanwhile, heat olive oil in a pan.  Saute onions, garlic and peppers until tender.  Add spinach or chard and cook until wilted. In bowl combine all ingredients and mix together well.  Serve warm.


  • Serving Size: Serving Size 1
  • Calories: 645
  • Fat: 43g
  • Carbohydrates: 49g
  • Protein: 19g