Heather’s Buddha Bowl

This easy Buddha Bowl is made with roasted broccoli, butternut squash, and onions piled on top of whole grain rice and topped with sliced avocado, a sunny-side fried egg, and crunchy pecans.

This easy Buddha Bowl is made with roasted broccoli, butternut squash, and onions piled on top of whole grain rice and topped with sliced avocado, a sunny-side fried egg, and crunchy pecans.

This all-in-one healthy and hearty bowl packed with veggies, whole grains and lean protein, is an easy weeknight dinner!

This easy Buddha Bowl is made with roasted broccoli, butternut squash, and onions piled on top of whole grain rice and topped with sliced avocado, a sunny-side fried egg, and crunchy pecans.

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This easy Buddha Bowl is made with roasted broccoli, butternut squash, and onions piled on top of whole grain rice and topped with sliced avocado, a sunny-side fried egg, and crunchy pecans.This easy Buddha Bowl is made with roasted broccoli, butternut squash, and onions piled on top of whole grain rice and topped with sliced avocado, a sunny-side fried egg, and crunchy pecans.This easy Buddha Bowl is made with roasted broccoli, butternut squash, and onions piled on top of whole grain rice and topped with sliced avocado, a sunny-side fried egg, and crunchy pecans.This easy Buddha Bowl is made with roasted broccoli, butternut squash, and onions piled on top of whole grain rice and topped with sliced avocado, a sunny-side fried egg, and crunchy pecans.

There are endless combinations of “Buddha Bowls,” healthy dishes made with whole foods such as raw or roasted veggies, whole grains, beans, eggs, and nuts and seeds, but this one is an all-time favorite.

Roasted broccoli, butternut squash, and onions are piled on top of whole grain rice (for easy prep I used Trader Joe’s frozen rice) and topped with sliced avocado, a sunny-side fried egg, and crunchy pecans. If you roast the veggies ahead of time, this dish comes together in just minutes. This is my go-to no-fuss lunch or dinner, when I want something super healthy, but don’t have a lot of time.

This easy Buddha Bowl is made with roasted broccoli, butternut squash, and onions piled on top of whole grain rice and topped with sliced avocado, a sunny-side fried egg, and crunchy pecans.
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Heather’s Buddha Bowl

7
Freestyle Points
372
Calories
Yield: 4 servings
COURSE: Dinner, Lunch
CUISINE: American
This easy Buddha Bowl is made with roasted broccoli, butternut squash, and onions piled on top of whole grain rice and topped with sliced avocado, a sunny-side fried egg, and crunchy pecans.

Ingredients

  • 4 cups broccoli florets
  • 2 cups cubed butternut squash
  • 1 small onion, sliced into ½ moons
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 small, 4-ounce Hass avocado, sliced
  • Olive oil spray
  • 4 large eggs
  • Kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 cups cooked brown rice
  • ¼ cup chopped pecans

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  • On a large sheet pan, toss broccoli, squash and onions with olive oil, salt and pepper, to taste.
  • Spread veggies out in an even layer and roast for 20-25 minutes, or until crisp tender.
  • Meanwhile, heat a medium skillet over medium-low heat and lightly spray with oil.
  • Add eggs, one at a time, leaving space between them. Season each with a pinch of salt and pepper, cover and cook until whites are just set and yolk is still runny.

To assemble bowls:

  • Divide rice and roasted veggies evenly among 4 bowls.
  • Top each with 1 ounce avocado and 1 egg and 1 tablespoon pecans.
  • Serve immediately.

Nutrition

Serving: 1bowl, Calories: 372kcal, Carbohydrates: 43g, Protein: 13g, Fat: 18.5g, Saturated Fat: 3.5g, Cholesterol: 186mg, Sodium: 458mg, Fiber: 8g, Sugar: 4g
Freestyle Points: 7