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Sweet Potato Broccoli Quinoa Bowls

This Sweet Potato Broccoli Quinoa Bowl is full of nutritious fiber, lean chicken, topped with a sesame-ginger salad dressing and are gluten-free and dairy-free.  It is one of our favorite healthy and easy chicken quinoa bowl recipes in our house!

Course Dinner, lunch, Main Course, Salad
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 503 kcal

Ingredients

  • 3 cups sweet potato cubes cut into ½-¾ inch cubes
  • 3 Tbsp. olive oil divided
  • ¾ tsp. salt divided
  • ½ tsp. pepper divided
  • 1 head broccoli cut into florets

Quinoa in Rice Cooker:

  • ¾ cup quinoa rinsed and drained
  • 1 ½ cups water or chicken broth
  • ¼ tsp. Salt

Quinoa Bowls:

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Add quinoa, water, and salt to a rice cooker and cook until fluffy.
  3. Combine sweet potato cubes, 2 tablespoons olive oil, ½ teaspoon salt, and ½ teaspoon pepper in a gallon-sized ziplock bag. Toss to combine.
  4. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper and spread sweet potato cubes out in a single layer.
  5. Bake in preheated oven for 25-30 minutes, flipping halfway through.
  6. While sweet potatoes are baking, combine broccoli florets, ¼ teaspoon salt and 1 tablespoon olive oil in the same gallon-sized ziplock bag. Toss to combine. When the sweet potatoes have 15 minutes left, add broccoli to the pan and return to the 400 degree oven.
  7. To serve: fill four bowls with equal amounts of the quinoa, tomatoes, chicken, kale, and roasted vegetables. Serve each quinoa bowl with 2 ounces of the sesame ginger salad dressing or other dressing of choice. Enjoy!  See this recipe in Meal Plan #6.

Recipe Notes

*These quinoa bowls taste great served warm or cold! If serving warm, make sure to keep the tomatoes and kale separate until heated up.

Nutrition Facts
Sweet Potato Broccoli Quinoa Bowls
Amount Per Serving
Calories 503 Calories from Fat 225
% Daily Value*
Fat 25g38%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Cholesterol 21mg7%
Sodium 1010mg44%
Potassium 1028mg29%
Carbohydrates 53g18%
Fiber 5g21%
Sugar 9g10%
Protein 16g32%
Vitamin A 21210IU424%
Vitamin C 90.3mg109%
Calcium 164mg16%
Iron 3.7mg21%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.