Chili Bean Buddha Bowl

Chili Bean Buddha Bowl recipe served in a bowl.

One food I cannot live without: beans!

They are a huge staple for me as a “meat” replacement in my meals. They are cheap, protein packed, high fiber (keeping you full), and so versatile!

Chili Bean Buddha Bowl recipe served in a bowl.

Chili Bean Buddha Bowl

Beans are cheap, protein packed, high fiber (keeping you full), and so versatile!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 55 minutes
Course: Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine: Mexican-Inspired
Keyword: Plant-Based Bean Buddha Bowl, Vegan Buddha Bowl
Calories: 531kcal
Author: Taisha Bell
Servings: 3


for the beans:⁣⁣

sweet potato:⁣⁣


  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 1 3/4 cup broth⁣⁣


  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees, line a baking pan with a Silpat mat or parchment paper. ⁣⁣

sweet potatoes:⁣

  • Wash and cut potatoes into bite sized pieces leaving the skin on. Drizzle olive oil and sprinkle spices across the potatoes using only half of the nutritional yeast. Toss the potatoes with your hands and spread them out evenly again. Sprinkle the remaining nutritional yeast on top and bake in the oven for ~30 minutes until crispy/fork tender.⁣⁣


  • While the potatoes are cooking, heat olive oil in a skillet on medium heat. ⁣⁣
  • Add onion and saute for 3 minutes, add garlic and the spices. Saute for 30 seconds. Add the beans (with the liquid from the can). ⁣⁣
  • Cover and reduce to simmer and cook for 20 minutes. Add more water if the beans become too thick. ⁣⁣
  • Serve with red cabbage, quinoa cooked in broth, green onions, and avocado.


Nutrition Facts
Chili Bean Buddha Bowl
Amount Per Serving
Calories 531 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Fat 11g17%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Polyunsaturated Fat 3g
Monounsaturated Fat 4g
Sodium 836mg36%
Potassium 1496mg43%
Carbohydrates 84g28%
Fiber 18g75%
Sugar 10.5g12%
Protein 29g58%
Vitamin A 13809IU276%
Vitamin C 5mg6%
Calcium 154mg15%
Iron 8mg44%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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