Vegetarian Sun Dried Tomato Quinoa Bowls

Vegetarian sun dried tomato quinoa bowl for a quick and easy dinner that will keep you healthy too! ohsweetbasil.com

I rarely post vegetarian recipes. I know I should do it more because people aren’t as afraid of going meatless as they used to be, but I still get a little nervous. It’s harder to sell healthier recipes on pinterest than a big, fat teriyaki pina colada burger or deep fried apple bombs. Everyone at least wants to look at the junk food even if they aren’t eating it. But, this recipe really turned out so easy and yummy I just had to post it. Stop being scared of meatless meals and quinoa and just give this vegetarian sun dried tomato quinoa bowls recipe a go. I bet you will love it!

Vegetarian sun dried tomato quinoa bowl for a quick and easy dinner that will keep you healthy too! ohsweetbasil.com

We chose to go with a dark red quinoa, but you can use anything you’d like. In fact, if you’re just totally against the whole quinoa thing you could do pasta. It would be equally delicious just not as low carb obviously. In fact, I’m thinking that sounds pretty darn delicious. And I’ll give you our pesto recipe, but to be honest, this is the prepackaged Costco pesto. Yup, they sell sun dried tomato and basil pesto so it’s a time saver for me. Hope you enjoy!

Vegetarian Sun Dried Tomato Quinoa Bowls
Author: 
Recipe type: Vegetarian, healthy, main dish
Prep time: 
Cook time: 
Total time: 
Serves: 2 servings
 
Vegetarian quinoa bowls with sun dried tomato pesto
Ingredients
  • 3 Cups Cooked Quinoa
  • 1 Large Carrot, sliced
  • 1 Red Bell Pepper, chopped
  • 1 Large Zucchini Chopped
  • 2 Cups Broccoli, Chopped
  • 2 Cloves Garlic, minced
  • 1 Sweet Potato, peeled and chopped
  • 1½ Cups Sun Dried Tomato Pesto (Click the words for the link) or Costco brand
Instructions
  1. Drizzle a little olive oil in a nonstick skillet and heat to medium heat. Add garlic and cook until fragrant then add the veggies, stirring occasionally. Cook for about 15 minutes or until tender and slightly charring on the edges. Add the quinoa and pesto and stir together. Heat everything up and serve immediately with salt to taste.

 

sun dried tomato pesto panini recipe for lunch ideas! ohsweetbasil.com

Sun Dried Tomato Pesto Panini

pesto-asparagus-quinoa-recipe-on-ohsweetbasil.com

Pesto Asparagus Quinoa Bake

Quinoa Stuffed Peppers Casserole has become our KIDS' favorite as well as ours. Gotta love that! ohsweetbasil.com

Stuffed Peppers Quinoa Casserole

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.

Carrian Cheney

Lover of all things beautiful, good and delicious. Wife, mother, friend, foodie.