5 from 1 vote
Magical Thyme Sweet Potato Quinoa Bowl
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
40 mins
Total Time
50 mins
 
Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Soy-Free, Sugar-Free, Egg-Free, Vegetarian, Vegan
Course: Entree
Cuisine: American
Keyword: quinoa, sweet potato, thyme
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 573 kcal
Author: Amie Valpone
Ingredients
Bowl:
  • 3 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
  • 4 medium sweet potatoes cut into 1/2 inch cubes
  • 1 tsp. fresh thyme leaves
  • sea salt and pepper
  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 1 large beet peeled and julienne or thinly sliced
  • fresh lemon zest for garnish
  • 4 Tbsp. chopped walnuts or pecans
Dressing:
  • 2 large cloves garlic
  • Juice of 1 large lemon
  • 3 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
  • sea salt and pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.
  2. Toss sweet potatoes with olive oil, thyme, sea salt and pepper; transfer to a large rimmed baking sheet. Roast for 40 minutes or until tender.
  3. Meanwhile, cook quinoa according to package directions.
  4. For the dressing, process the garlic in a mini food processor, process the garlic until minced. Add lemon juice, extra-virgin olive oil, sea salt, and pepper; process until combined. Season to taste, if needed.
  5. In a large serving bowl, toss quinoa, sweet potatoes, beets, lemon zest and walnuts (or pecans); drizzle with dressing. Gently toss to combine and serve warm.
Nutrition Facts
Magical Thyme Sweet Potato Quinoa Bowl
Amount Per Serving
Calories 573 Calories from Fat 315
% Daily Value*
Fat 35g54%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Sodium 91mg4%
Potassium 809mg23%
Carbohydrates 58g19%
Fiber 9g38%
Sugar 7g8%
Protein 11g22%
Vitamin A 18502IU370%
Vitamin C 7mg8%
Calcium 84mg8%
Iron 4mg22%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.