Recipe from Marlena Izdebska
Protein-Packed Vegetarian Recipe

Rainbow Buddha Bowl with Teriyaki Tofu

and Eggplant
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Rainbow Buddha Bowl with Teriyaki Tofu

Rainbow Buddha Bowl with Teriyaki Tofu - Photo: Marlena Izdebska

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Health Score:
8,8 / 10
Difficulty:
moderate
Difficulty
Preparation:
15 min.
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ready in 30 min.
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This delicious vegetarian bowl is packed with colorful, nutrient-rich fruits and vegetables as well as powerful protein from the tofu. 

Sub the basmati rice for brown rice for added fiber.

Ingredients

for
2
Bowl ingredients:
1 ⅓ cups cooked Basmati rice
14 ounces firm Tofu (cut into 1)
1 Eggplant (finely diced)
4 ounces yellow Corn (canned)
2 carrots
1 Avocado
1 Red onion
1 bunch Celery
8 Cherry tomatoes (sliced in half)
½ cup Blueberries
1 tablespoon Teriyaki sauce
1 tablespoon water
1 tablespoon Sesame seeds
For Tofu Marinade:
2 tablespoons ginger (grated)
2 cloves garlic
5 tablespoons Maple syrup
2 tablespoons soy sauce
2 tablespoons sesame oil
3 tablespoons water
1 tablespoon Lime juice
salt
peppers (freshly ground)
How healthy are the main ingredients?
Basmati riceTofuEggplantCorncarrotAvocado

Preparation steps

1.

Cook the basmati rice according to the instructions on the package.
Cut the tofu into 1" cubes.

2.

FOR THE MARINADE: Peel the garlic and press it with a garlic press, or finely mince, add it to a bowl with ginger, maple syrup, water, soy sauce, lemon juice, oil, salt, and pepper, and stir well. Add the tofu and stir gently, then set aside for 10 minutes.

3.

During marinade time, wash and cut the vegetables. Drain the yellow corn.
Drain the tofu from the marinade and set marinade aside for later. Put the tofu, without marinade, in a hot pan and fry on all sides with 1 tablespoon of sesame oil for 2-3 minutes. In the same pan add the eggplant cubes, lime juice, teriyaki & water - braise everything for about 2 minutes with the lid closed.

4.

Mix the remaining marinade with the tahini and sesame seeds to make your sesame sauce. When the rice is cooked, serve all the ingredients layered, as in the photo.