Roasted Vegetable & Quinoa Harvest Bowls

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Dinner bowl filled with quinoa, roasted vegetables, tahini dressing, and pomegranate seeds

Who’s ready for another simple, delicious entrée recipe?! Please say yes, because this 30-minute Harvest Bowl is calling your name.

Baking sheet with potatoes, carrots, and Brussels sprouts ready for roasting

I’ve called these “Harvest Bowls” because they’re vegetable-packed and the colors remind me of fall harvest. Plus, they’re on the hippy-dippy side, kind of like my Buddha Bowls. This is my kind of meal.

This recipe requires just 30 minutes and 10 ingredients to prepare, and the leftovers reheat beautifully, making it perfect for lunches throughout the week.

The concept is simple: Brussels sprouts, carrots, and potatoes are simply seasoned and roasted while quinoa cooks to perfection.

Then just plate and top with my beloved 3-ingredient tahini dressing, which is creamy, slightly tart, and perfectly sweet. It helps marry the vegetables and quinoa together beautifully.

Bowl containing a hearty vegan meal of quinoa, roasted vegetables, pomegranate, and dressing

I hope you all LOVE this recipe! It’s:

Protein-rich (14 g protein / serving)
Quick + Easy
& Delicious!

This would make the perfect weeknight meal when you’re craving something healthy yet satisfying. Plus, it’s super comforting, which is ideal for the winter weather we’re experiencing at the moment! Serve as is or pair with Vegan GF Cornbread or a Kale Salad because kale for the win.

If you’re into “bowl” meals, also check out my Sesame Eggplant & Almond Butter Tofu Bowls, Ultimate Mediterranean Bowl, Sweet Potato Chickpea Buddha Bowl, Quinoa Chickpea Buddha Bowl, or Cauliflower Rice Burrito Bowl!

If you try a harvest bowl, let us know! Leave a comment, rate it, and don’t forget to tag a photo #minimalistbaker on Instagram so we can see what you come up with. Cheers, friends!

Bowl filled with a protein-packed vegan gluten-free meal

Roasted Vegetable & Quinoa Harvest Bowls

Hearty and flavorful harvest bowls with roasted vegetables, quinoa, and a creamy, 3-ingredient tahini dressing! A healthy, plant-based, gluten-free meal!
Author Minimalist Baker
Spoon and fork in a Quinoa Harvest Bowl made with roasted vegetables and tahini sauce
4.79 from 73 votes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 (side servings)
Course Entree
Cuisine Gluten-Free, Vegan
Freezer Friendly No
Does it keep? 2-3 Days



  • 4 medium whole carrots (peeled and quartered // large pieces halved)
  • 1 1/2 cups quartered baby yellow potatoes
  • 2 Tbsp maple syrup (divided)
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil (divided)
  • 1 healthy pinch each sea salt + black pepper
  • 1 Tbsp chopped fresh rosemary (or dried)
  • 2 cups halved Brussels sprouts


  • 1 cup white quinoa well rinsed + drained
  • 1 3/4 cups water
  • 1 pinch sea salt


  • 1/2 cup tahini
  • 1 medium lemon, juiced (yields ~3 Tbsp or 45 ml as original recipe is written)
  • 2-3 Tbsp maple syrup

FOR SERVING optional

  • Fresh herbs (parsley, thyme, etc.)
  • Pomegranate arils


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (204 C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper (or more baking sheets if increasing batch size).
  • Add the carrots and potatoes to the sheet and drizzle with half of the maple syrup, half of the olive oil, the salt, pepper, and rosemary (as original recipe is written, 1 Tbsp maple syrup and 1 Tbsp olive oil // adjust if altering batch size). Toss to combine. Then bake for 12 minutes.
  • In the meantime, heat a saucepan over medium-high heat. Once hot, add rinsed quinoa to lightly sautée before adding water to evaporate leftover moisture and bring out a nutty flavor.
  • Cook for 2-3 minutes, stirring frequently. Then add water and a pinch of salt. Bring to a low boil over medium-high heat. Then reduce heat to a simmer and cover. Cook for 18-22 minutes or until liquid is absorbed and quinoa is fluffy. Then open lid and fluff the quinoa with a fork. Tilt the lid, remove from the heat, and set aside.
  • When the veggies are at the 12-minute mark, remove pan from the oven and add the Brussels sprouts. Top with remaining 1 Tbsp olive oil, 1 Tbsp maple syrup, and another pinch each salt and pepper (amounts as original recipe is written // adjust if altering batch size). Loosely toss to combine.
  • Return pan to oven and roast for 10-12 minutes more or until Brussels sprouts are golden brown and the carrots and potatoes are fork tender. (This ensures that the potatoes and carrots are cooked through and the Brussels don’t get too soft.)
  • Lastly, prepare dressing by adding tahini, lemon juice, and maple syrup to a small mixing bowl and whisking to combine. Add 2 Tbsp (30 ml) warm water at a time and whisk until thick but pourable. Taste and adjust flavor as needed, adding more maple syrup for sweetness or lemon juice for acidity.
  • To serve, divide quinoa and vegetables between serving bowls and top with a generous drizzle of tahini sauce. Top with garnish of choice, such as pomegranate arils or fresh herbs.


*Recipe (as originally written) serves 3 as an entrée or 4 as a side.
*Nutrition information is a rough estimate calculated with the sauce and without garnishes.

Nutrition (1 of 4 servings)

Serving: 1 side servings Calories: 530 Carbohydrates: 65.4 g Protein: 14.2 g Fat: 26.3 g Saturated Fat: 3.7 g Trans Fat: 0 g Cholesterol: 0 mg Sodium: 152 mg Fiber: 10.3 g Sugar: 14.2 g

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  1. Randi Steckler says

    I made just the tahini sauce from this recipe and it was delicious! I served it on a quinoa salad (quinoa was leftover from the smoky black bean burgers). To the quinoa I added chopped apple, raw thin filet green beans, red onion, scallions, roasted summer squash and zucchini.

    It was served alongside grilled salmon.

    I’m grading it A+

  2. Sue Roderus says

    This is a great meal! We followed the recipe pretty much as written. We used more vegetables and used half the amount of oil. Also since we didn’t have enough white quinoa we mixed it with tricolor quinoa. I am sure it is a very flexible dish as others have mentioned. I wasn’t sure we would like the sauce but it added a great flavor. We will definitely do this again!

  3. Hannah says

    It came together really quickly and it’s delicious! I made the exact recipe, but I like how you could use any leftover veggies.

  4. Diana says

    Me and my partner love this recipe!! We’ve made it a couple times now, such a satisfying good meal. We are two people and finish it all, but we’re both big eaters. One of our favorite recipes!

    • Support @ Minimalist Baker says

      Thanks so much for the lovely review, Diana. We are so glad you both enjoy it! Next time, would you mind leaving a rating with your review? It’s super helpful for us and other readers. Thanks so much! Xo

  5. Sara says

    I made this for dinner tonight and it is one of my favorite recipes I’ve ever made!! The only thing I did differently was that I didn’t put the maple syrup on the vegetables. I really can’t explain how good this was!

  6. Haley says

    I’ve made this no less than 5 times and it is so good! So simple to make and its perfect for meal prepping. I usually leave off the maple syrup on the veggies but other than that this recipe is 10/10.

  7. Jessica Whittaker says

    I added beets to this and it was tasty, not my favourite dressing but I added water and it was pretty good.
    Super easy weeknight meal

  8. Syd says

    This was delicious!! My boyfriend, who is not vegetarian and doesn’t cook often, made this with me and it was easy to make and we both loved it! We left out the maple syrup in the sauce but otherwise followed the recipe. The addition of the pomegranates really made it! Thanks for another great recipe!

  9. Jordan says

    I am not plant based but I try to eat that way a few days a week. This recipe is delicious and perfect for this time of year.

  10. Patty says

    I am new to the whole food plant based way of eating and I adore your website and the delicious recipes!! The buddha bowl was sheer perfection from the first bite to the last! My favorite recipe thus far, however, is your spicy red lentil curry with cilantro and pickled onions!!! I make it at least once a week! Thanks and keep those recipes comjng!!

  11. Diane says

    I made this the other night and I can’t wait to make it again. Delicious, satisfying and simple to make.

  12. Julie says

    I was looking for a vegan recipe that included pomegranate and found your recipe. This dish is very flexible – I had cauliflower and sweet potato as I didn’t have brussel sprouts and ordinary potato. It was very tasty and my family loved it, and so did I! The dressing is amazing! Thank you for sharing and will keep you on my fave list!

    • Support @ Minimalist Baker says

      We’re so glad you and your family enjoyed it, Julie! Thanks so much for sharing!

  13. Katie Goss says

    My husband and I recently went vegetarian. I’ve been cooking new meals for almost a month now out of a couple cook books. This recipe is Amazing! It has been one of the easiest and quickest recipes I’ve made lately! My husband, myself and our 10 year old ate this up with zero leftovers. We really enjoyed the suggestion of parsley and thyme at the end. Great, great recipe. Now I have to put this in my rotation. Thank you ?

  14. Amanda says

    I made this with some Substitutions because it’s all I had: frozen beans and carrots, tri coloured quinoa, Italian seasoning, and lemon juice and it Still turned out amazing! It’s sooo good.

  15. Lynn says

    Just made these for my lunches this week and they are delicious. I doubled the recipe and used sweet potatoes instead of yellow. I also put half an avocado on top instead of the sauce because it was a little sweet for me! I will be making these again, thanks Dana!

  16. Jan Gannon says

    Made this tonight for dinner. I cooked the quinoa in chicken stock and that made it much more flavorful. The switch of white potatoes to sweet potatoes was key as they were my favorite vegetable. Also added broccoli and cauliflower. Did not add maple syrup to the vegetables as I was concerned about it being too sweet. Dressing was delicious with just 2 tablespoons of maple syrup. Feeling it needs something else. Next time I am planning to try adding roasted garlic to the quinoa. Happy my husband liked it and I can try different variations.

  17. Elizabeth says

    This was soooo good! With the first bite, I was like, this is just ok. Probably 3 bites in, I decided it was very good. I’ve spent much of this afternoon thinking about it and wanting more! It was a lot sweeter than I’m used to for a meal, but not overly so. I could see making this without the maple syrup on the veggies to get more savory with the sweet. This is the best recipe I’ve tried from this site so far and definitely simpler than the others I’ve tried. Will definitely make again!

    PS, what else do you do with the dressing? I have so much of it!!

  18. Lindsay says

    OMG, Fabulous!! I made this today for an elderly couple I cook for , but now I have to make it again for myself!! I love the complex flavors yet it is “clean” eating and healthy! I made it with sweet potato as that has even more nutrients than the baby white potatoes but it is still so yummy! Thank you!

  19. Isabelle Gosselin says

    This bowl was a real hit with my guests, sis and bro-in-law, and hubby. I added Sriracha Smoked Tofu cubes. I did put two tbsp of maple syrup in the tahini sauce which was so thick after blending it with my Vitamix, that I had to add a bit more than 3 tbsp of lemon juice and a splash of water to dilute it a bit. I also did put more salt than a few pinches as the tahini was a too sweet to my taste. The end result was scrumptious ! Thanks, Dana!

  20. Teresa Bane says

    I stuck to the recipe, except for adding some sweet potato. Was SO delicious. Enjoyed it a lot. Thank you!

  21. Lauren H says

    This was seriously an A+ meal on all fronts for me: fluffy quinoa, crispy brussel sprouts, tender carrots, and potatoes all tied together with a frickin good tahini sauce. I followed the directions closely and it yielded perfect results! I served this with a piece of broiled salmon that had a brown sugar and mustard glaze and it was a match made in heaven. I am preparing to go vegetarian during Lent and will keep this harvest bowl on a steady rotation!
    P.S My boyfriend gave me a high five after his first bite :)

  22. Haley says

    I made this last week and it was so good that I’m making it again today! Its so simple yet so delightful. I didn’t put maple syrup on the veggies but other than that I followed the recipe to a T. :)

  23. Zoe Francis says

    This is really nice, lovely flavours, so delicious! Devided it into four and put the tahini sauce on the one I had the first night then will add it each night I have it. Had to add more water than stated, lovely tahini sauce. Will defo make this again!

  24. Tricia says

    I’ve always loved everything I’ve ever made of yours, but for some reason the sauce was not good. Couldnit have been my particular tahini? The consistency was super thick , and the color dark. It looked nothing like the color or consistency of the drizzled sauce in your pictures. I had to add a lot to make it yummier and lots of water to thin it down. ??‍♀️

  25. Persiphone says

    Delicious! I made this twice – once with the veggies on hand, sweet potatoes and beets. It was delicious. Today I made it just as recipe is written. Delicious! My husband uses the tahini dressing, I like it plain with just a tad of salt and pepper. Your recipes are always delicious, amazing and nutritious. Thank you Dana!

  26. Sarah says

    I just commented on this talking about my worries regarding tahini, but i just realized your tahini sauce looks much lighter in color than mine did. It’s hard to tell but it also looks like it may be thinner. should it be more runny like a dressing? or the consistency of a chilled royal icing? Mine is closer to the latter.

  27. Sarah says

    This is my first time using tahini, and the girl at the local grocery store told me to be wary of it due Tibet how bitter it is but the acidity of the lemon with the sweetness of the maple syrup really made it work! It’s so hard for me to find high protein meatless entreés as I am trying to become vegetarian and it’s recipes like this that keep me motivated!

  28. Stephanie says

    This recipe was AMAZING!! So much flavor! That glaze that helped roast the veggies was delicious! I added sweet potato along with all the other veggies as well as increased the maple syrup and olive oil to tbsp. Of course, I did not have tahini sauce on hand so I used olive oil and lemon juice instead. I have to say I did not expect this recipe to be so packed with flavor! Thanks for all your delicious recipes!!

  29. Kaitlin says

    I am not a huge fan of bowls but decided I should try to like them- and this one is amazing. I’m not a fan of quinoa so I used couscous instead and it’s amazing! I also subbed red and purple potatoes to add even more color, and didn’t have lemon so used lime juice and it was great!

    Thanks for this one- it’s definitely in the regular rotation now!

  30. Allison says

    Hi! Super excited to make this recipe. I think I got a little confused with the nutrition information though. Is the 530 calories for the whole dish?

  31. Jill Sweet says

    Took a little shortcut by adding water & maple syrup to some hummus I made earlier & it was perfect. Your recipes inspire & satisfy! Thanks!

  32. Mary says

    I absolutely LOVE this recipe! Any tips on reheating? I see you said it reheats well. The carrots and potatoes don’t get hard or mushy?

  33. Shana says

    5 Stars! Made this delicious dish but topped it with a bit of cashew sour cream and BBQ sauce. The sweetness of the veggies roasted with maple syrup makes for a wonderful meal. My husband loved it!

  34. Carly says

    Thank you Dana for another delicious, healthy and easy to make recipe! So hearty, and flavourful. Has become one of my go-to recipes!

  35. Julia says

    Hi! Do you have any other recipes that are similar to this one in style? I LOVE this one, but the rest of my family is not so crazy about it as they don’t like brussel sprouts. I find the style (quinoa, cooked veggies, and dressing) very nice and easy to do. Thanks!

  36. Christine says

    Thank you for this recipe!!!!! It is amazing. I don’t like many veggies, but this was soooo good :). I used kale instead of brussels sprouts….because i didn’t have them……and it turned out great. Roasting vegetables makes them so much better. I have never liked carrots (till now) I’m kind of a fussy eater….but today i made this recipe and your carrot ginger smoothie…..which was also good. Thanks again. :) I would give it ten stars if i could.

  37. Gina says

    Another amazing recipe Dana! I replaced the potatoes with dry fried halloumi and instead of quinoa I used a microwave pack of mixed grains, but it still tasted lovely. This is the second time I’ve made the dressing (I used it in the Sweet Potato Buddha Bowl recipe too) and it was lovely. I changed the maple syrup for honey as we didn’t have maple syrup in the house. Don’t forget to add salt to the dressing otherwise it’s a little bland. Can’t wait to have the leftovers for lunch. Thanks!

  38. Sarah Dawson says

    This was ridiculously good!! Trying to eat more vegetarian options and this will be a staple for me! did everything as the recipe calls for except sweet potato instead of yellow. definitely sharing this one!!

  39. HitesMites says

    Truly a pleasure to eat because this easy-to-prepare dish leaves you feeling full and satisfied yet not bloated or full of inflammation.

  40. Vanessa says

    Made this for dinner tonight! I had everything but tahini, substituted peanut butter and it was still a really good sauce! Loved it and will definitely be saving this recipe! I LOVE all your recipes ?

  41. Nicki says

    Delicious and so easy! I wouldn’t say quinoa is my go-to grain, but it was perfect here. Will definitely make this one again!

  42. Em says

    I think the sauce tasted like peanut butter and jelly on vegetables! I would probably like your alternative you suggest and maybe add yogurt to it. And hey, your photo couldn’t be showing the tahini with maple syrup. It’s white in the photo.

  43. Elizabeth says

    This was outstanding! I added chickpeas tossed with salt, smoked paprika, and olive oil with the potatoes and carrots. Your recipes have made my meat-loving husband a vegan believer. Thank you!

  44. Kristen says

    THIS RECIPE IS AWESOME!!! I substituted veggies with what I had on hand, and added Greek yogurt and a little balsamic vinegar to the sauce (the original sauce was yum, I just wanted a slightly thicker consistency with a little more tang ;)
    I also added some chopped nuts to the veggies.

    Thanks for posting, will definitely be making this again!

  45. chris says

    i’m a new vegan and have tried several of your recipes that i love. but somehow i wasn’t feeling this one. strangely though, my meat loving husband loved it and went back for seconds. he also normally grumbles about me serving quinoa but somehow loved it when paired with the veggies and sauce…interesting! for the win with my hubz, 5 star rating!

  46. Judith says

    Delicious and satisfying for both myself and my omni hubby (forced into vegan compliance @ home, but I want him to enjoy the food)

  47. Kelsey says

    Just made this for lunch, substituting a few of the veggies (we had sweet potato, onion, broccoli and red pepper at home). Absolutely delicious and super filling! The tahini dressing is amazing!

    Thank you!

  48. Jessica says

    I made this for my mom because she was craving roasted vegetables and this dish hit the spot! Will be making this dish again in the near future!

  49. Kim says

    My family was not a fan of this recipe. I think the turn off was the tahini sauce. I followed the instructions but it just seemed to taste like peanut butter over veggies and rice and was not appetizing. I think a teryaki drizzle would be something I would use if I make this again.

  50. Tricia says

    My quinoa came out very mushy although I followed the recipe. Otherwise, it was great and will make again.

  51. Alyssa says

    Yet another tasty bowl, Dana – I love it! My veggies took a lot longer to roast, so I think next time I’d crank it up to 425*. At the store, they had the tri-color little potatoes, so it added even more color to the bowl. Husband and I both loved this one and will definitely make again!

  52. LUISA says

    I just made this for lunch! It was really delicious and so filling. I used honey instead of maple syrup and red quinoa instead of white. Thanks for the recipe!!

  53. Jessi Summers says

    I already rated this in a reply to someone else, but this was super tasty! I had less quinoa than I realised – only half a cup, oops – so I supplemented the difference with some rice. Would definitely make again!

  54. Kath says

    I’ve made this twice now and guarantee I’ll be making it again. I eat veg but my husband doesn’t, so always great to find an easy meal we both love!

    First time I made it pretty by the recipe and it was great (probably added more maple syrup since I want measuring, but I prefer sweet). This time I added some cauliflower and used tri-color quinoa, and mixed baby potatoes. I didn’t use any pomegranate or fresh herbs to serve either time, my grocery store can be hit or miss, but it was still yummy! Love how flexible the recipe is, you can easily adjust depending on what you have on hand. I’m excited for the leftovers.

  55. Elisa Rojhn says

    Just made this and it was delicious! I boiled the brussel sprouts first for 5 min. to get some of the bitterness out of them and gave the roasted vegetables an extra 10 min. The tahini sauce was so simple but went great with the sweet vegetables and the rice that I made instead of the quinoa. Definitely will make it again.

  56. Lennon says

    I’m sixteen years old and like to make dinner for my family a couple times a week. Minimalist Baker is my go-to site for recipes that are GF/veg so everyone has something they can eat. I just made this for dinner and it is SO good! I used carrots, broccoli, and cauliflower (what we had on hand) and tri-color quinoa from Trader Joe’s. The dressing was wonderful too! Anything with tahini wins in my family. Thank you, Dana and John!

  57. Tia says

    I used broccoli instead of potatoes and I added lemon juice to the liquid to roast the veggies in. I liked your tip on sautéing the quinoa before cooking it. I did not think the veggies needed the added tahini sauce because the lemon/olive oil/maple syrup flavor was so good on its own, but the tahini sauce really elevated the flavor. I also baked some chicken breast in a olive oil/lemon juice mixture with garlic because my husband likes added protein. It was very filling! Will make this again.

  58. Jennifer says

    I have made a batch of this recipe twice for lunches during the week — and yum, it is so good! The second time I used broccoli instead of brussel sprouts, and I loved it both ways. This reheats well and really is perfect for a comforting winter meal. It does take me (quite a lot) longer to make than the time given, and I find the vegetables take about twice as long as described to roast. But it’s simple, and I anticipate making this many more times!

  59. Christina says

    Delicious! I love healthy, easy bowls to make for lunch to bring to work. I added about 1 tbsp of sriracha to the tahini sauce bc I love a spicy kick!

  60. Laura says

    I made this for dinner and it was absolutely amazing! The only sub I made was sweet potatoes for white potatoes. If you’re like me and need a little spice in every dish, touch of cayenne to the roasted veggies does this trick. This is definitely going on my weeknight meal rotation!! And added bonus – the leftover were amazing to take to work for lunch the next day.

  61. Jaime says

    My mom suggested this recipe and I wasn’t convinced it would taste good because, you know, healthy and whatnot.
    It is. I will actually voluntarily be making this again! So yummy!

  62. Hannah Meredith says

    I made this last night and loved the flavor! The sauce was out of this world! I used sweet potatoes and broccoli instead of baby yellow potatoes and brussel sprouts. Thanks for posting!

  63. Mimi says

    Made this over the weekend and it came out great! Everyone loved it, even the tahini sauce! Ran out of quinoa, so I made with couscous with homemade veg broth and vegan seasoning. Will definitely make again. Everything I’ve made from MB has come out delicious. Everyone thinks I’m a great cook because of Dana! Thank you! ?

  64. Sierra says

    This sauce is fantastic! Loved the whole bowl, but the sauce made it. Added some water to make it thinner and easier to stir.

  65. Mavis says

    Made this for dinner last night. I love brussel sprouts. This was fabulous. Even my 88 year old mother loved it and she can be pretty picky some days.

  66. Jess says

    Made this for dinner last night. So delicious and filling! Minimalist Baker and Oh She Glows are my absolute favorite vegan food blogs! Never a bad recipe. Thank you!

  67. Raquel says

    Are there substitutes for tahini itself in the dressing? I’m allergic to sesame seeds and am trying to figure out what other kind of seed or nutter butter would work best (almond? sunflower?) for this and other tahini-based sauces (which always look soooo good!).

  68. Teresa Walker says

    I made this delicious recipe this evening ….delicious!! I used a combination of white & red quinoa. Certainly a dish I’ll make again. Many thanks Dana!

  69. Gemma says

    Made this an early lunch/meal prep item today. It was super easy and resulted in a heartier meal than I was expecting.

    It was a little on the bland side (I did not tops with fresh herbs and pom seeds). Next time I will add a little spice and maybe roasted chickpeas. Overall I think this is a great base for a nice healthy lunch.

  70. Kathy says

    This was delicious! I didn’t have potatoes, but I substituted cauliflower, and it was so good. That tahini sauce was maybe the best thing I’ve ever tasted :)
    I missed the step about incorporating warm water into the sauce, and after the addition of lemon juice, the sauce went from silky to thick and grainy. I’m guessing that the warm water would have prevented that from happening? (It was delicious anyway!) Thank you for another great recipe.

    • Support @ Minimalist Baker says

      Hi Kathy! You got it! Next time, make sure to add the warm water and you’ll be good to go!

  71. Paige says

    I loveeee Brussels sprouts & carrots. Made this last night without the sauce and potatoes. Used agave instead of maple syrup since I didn’t have any, but it ”twas still delicious.

    Thanks for creating great recipies : )

    • Paige says

      Oh and yay for autocorrect

      Also wanted to say I put the roasted Brussels sprouts on the skillet afterwards & poured basalmic vinaigrette w/ agave for 5 minutes on med-high to give a flavor. Topped everything off with a squeeze of lemon.

  72. Susan Murphy says

    Whoa…this was perfect comfort food for our chilly Chicago winter. I changed up the veggies a little for what we had on hand and personal preferences: carrots, sweet potatoes, parsnips and kale. All the veggies cooked up beautifully in one batch (love crispy kale!) and so yummy I ran for guilt-free seconds. Btw, your 3-ingredient tahini dressing is the bomb!

  73. Michelle Cordero says

    Made this tonight as is for myself so I would have leftovers to eat for the next few days. As soon as I finished, my meat-loving husband got up from the couch to help himself (he had just told me he wasn’t hungry) and proceeded to eat two helpings. I just have a little scrap leftover for lunch tomorrow. Ha! Very tasty. Pic on Instagram with your hashtag.

  74. Samantha says

    Just made this and it’s delicious! I just started following you, Dana, and I’m having so much fun with all your recipes! Keep them coming and thank you for sharing your creativity and gift of food!


  75. Dahrsei says

    I made this last night! Only thing was I needed way more than 2 TBSP of water to thin the dressing. I also used sweet potato (instead of regular potatoes) and add in broccoli

  76. Stella @ Stellicious Life says

    I love all the colors and variety of tastes! I have all these vegetables home, so I guess I’ll make some for dinner tonight! Love a creamy sweet and sour tahini dressing on roasted veggies! :-)

  77. April says

    This was great! It did take a bit longer than stated, as I had to cook the veggies for close to double the time. I have a thermometer in my oven for accuracy, so I’m not quite sure what the issue was. Either way, it didn’t really matter. I also used vegetable broth to cook the quinoa, just because that’s something I always do for a *little* extra flavor, and I used way more veggies than the recipe called for, seeing that a surplus of vegetables is never a bad thing. I’ll definitely add this to my list of favorite recipes. Simple and satisfying as hell.

  78. Alexis says

    So, I am feeling very lucky today as I had all the ingredients to this meal in the house. And to top it off, I had precious mini carrots of many colors that needed to be cooked up! We loved it! I kept the tahini sauce on the side for hubby bc I wasn’t sure he would like it. He poured it over everything! I did use 1/3 cup tahini instead of 1/2 (personal preference). I also have the yummiest baby kale super greens from costco, so I sautted some with your tandoori masala spice, sale, pepper and olive oil as a side. I made extra veggies, so tomorrow, I am layering quinoa, kale, veggies, tahini sauce. So good. Clean plates and full bellies all around! Pics on instagram shortly!
    Thanks again for a great recipe!
    P.S. When I cook it again, I think I am going to try sweet potato instead of mini yellow :-)

  79. Anita says

    Can you verify that the Nutritional information is correct. 500 calories per serving seems high. Is it the tahini that raises the calories?

  80. Gabriella Vetere says

    This looks so good! I too decided to make a quinoa bowl with all the good winter veggies. Love the idea of adding poms.

  81. Judi Hershel says

    You will be the first.

    AND I just bought my first cell phone – welcome to the 20th century, Jude – so I can share photos of my creations.

  82. Judi Hershel says

    Although this recipe looks wonderful, I am not much of a quinoa fan.

    I’ll let you know how it works with quinoa.

  83. Anne says

    I am thinking this is great for work weekday lunches, how far in advance could this be made? Should it be served hot or cold? Thanks :-)

  84. Melissa Thurnhofer | So Much Yum says

    Question! Do the carrots need to be peeled, or can the peels be left on for roasting (the carrots I’d be using are organic)?
    Pretty much 75% of my meals are bowls, so I definitely want to try this one!

    • Avatar for Dana @ Minimalist BakerDana @ Minimalist Baker says

      Hi Melissa! If my carrots are organic I just give them a good rinse and leave the skin on. Good luck!

      • Grace says

        Do you think using hummus in place of the tahini would work? I don’t have tahini either and I’m making this for my mom and I already know she wouldn’t like a sauce in which garlic is in the title (she’s a weirdo ?)

        • Support @ Minimalist Baker says

          Hi Grace!

          I would say to just lemon and olive oil and that will do the trick! I have not tried hummus in place for this recipe, and am not sure that it would work the same!

        • Jessi Summers says

          I use hummus in place of tahini in practically every recipe because the tahini available to me is pretty difficult to work with – it works just fine most of the time! (And eating this right now, I’m mostly noticing the lemon, not the hummus!)

  85. Laura ~ RYG says

    It never ceases to amaze me how you make veggies look (and taste) so appetizing. That is a gift. Especially with Brussel Sprouts. Wow. I think my non-veggie eating husband will even eat this. And since we decided not to get a life insurance policy for him in case anything happens, I’ve been stuffing him with more nutritious food of late! Anything roasted is so good too and the colors are eye-popping bold!

    • cat says

      AMAZING!!! I made this last night for myself and the boyfriend! I didn’t have broccoli or quinoa so i added red peppers and threw it over some bismati rice!