Tahini Grain Bowl

Zucchini Grain Bowl

This nutrition-packed grain bowl is a great summer staple to add to your weekly meal rotation.

Ingredients

Grain Bowl:

  • 1 medium eggplant
  • 1 large zucchini
  • 1 large yellow summer squash
  • 1 large red bell pepper
  • 1 large red onion
  • 1 15 oz can of chickpeas
  • 3 cups of cooked farro (or grain of choice)


Tahini Sauce:

  • ½ cup of tahini
  • ½ cup of water
  • 1-2 tsp of oregano, black pepper, garlic, and cumin
  • 1 whole lemon, juiced
  • 2 tsp of chopped fresh mint

Directions

  1. Chop and roast vegetables in the oven at 425 degrees for 25 – 30 minutes.
  2. Prep tahini sauce by combining all ingredients.
  3. Cook farro as instructed.
    • 1 cup of farro to 2 cups of water and boil for 20 – 25 minutes.
  4. Rinse and drain chickpeas.
  5. In a large bowl, mix roasted vegetables, cooked farro, and chickpeas. Top with tahini sauce and combine.

Serving Information

Serves: 6; Serving size: 1 cup

Nutrition Information

  • Calories: 581
  • Total Fat: 16.5 g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg
  • Sodium: 54 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate: 88.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 21.4 g
  • Total Sugars: 13.7 g
  • Protein: 24.4 g