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Jade Edamame Brussels Sprout Rice Bowl

Sharon Palmer

The cool jade colors of whole plant foods kick this healthy, nutrient-packed Jade Edamame Brussels Sprout Rice Bowl into high gear! It all starts with jade rice, which is a variety of sushi-style rice infused with bamboo. That’s what gives the rice a gorgeous jade green color, and earthy, grassy flavor. One bite of this bowl, which is packed with roasted edamame, brussels sprouts, avocado, kale, cilantro, and green onions, is like stepping into a sweet, lush, fragrant bamboo forest! The vegetables are marinated in a simple ginger-soy dressing. And the whole bowl is topped with a delicious spicy peanut dressing! I’m telling you, this Jade Edamame Brussels Sprout Rice Bowl is the bomb! I created it for my family, and we all loved it. It doesn’t hurt that it’s just so, so pretty, and it’s also over the top flavorful, compliments of the roasted veggie blend, jade rice, and spicy peanut sauce. Plus, the recipe is completely gluten-free and vegan—and is a balanced, meal-in-a-bowl. Perfect for meal prep too.

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Jade Edamame Brussels Sprout Rice Bowl


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  • Author: The Plant-Powered Dietitian
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes
  • Total Time: 45 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x
  • Diet: Vegan

Description

Step into a cool lush bamboo forest, compliments of this nutrition-packed, gluten-free, vegan, meal-in-a-bowl, Jade Edamame Brussels Sprout Rice Bowl, which is packed with roasted soy-ginger veggies, edamame, avocado, kale, and jade rice, topped with a flavorful spicy peanut dressing.


Ingredients

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Jade Rice:

  • 2 cups cooked jade rice (i.e., Lotus Foods, Kalustyan’s), prepared according to package directions

Roasted Green Vegetables:

  • 1 pound fresh brussels sprouts, sliced in half
  • 1 (12-ounce) package frozen edamame, thawed
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon light, gluten-free soy sauce
  • 1-inch fresh ginger root, peeled, shredded
  • 1 clove garlic, minced

Toppings:

  • 1 avocado, peeled, sliced thinly
  • 4 cups chopped kale
  • ¼ cup chopped cilantro
  • 2 green onions, sliced

Spicy Peanut Dressing:

  • 3 tablespoons creamy, natural peanut butter
  • 3 tablespoons coconut milk beverage (not canned)
  • 1 tablespoon hot water
  • 1 teaspoon agave syrup
  • 1 tablespoon light, gluten-free soy sauce
  • 1-inch fresh ginger root, peeled, shredded
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon vegetarian Thai green curry paste (i.e., Thai Kitchen)

Instructions

  1. Cook jade rice in boiling water until tender, according to package directions. Set aside.
  2. While rice is cooking, prepare the grilled vegetables.
  3. Preheat the oven to 375 F.
  4. To make the roasted green vegetables, place brussels sprouts (cut in half) and edamame on a baking sheet.
  5. In a small dish, mix together 1 tablespoon sesame oil, 1 tablespoon soy sauce, fresh ginger root, and garlic. Drizzle the marinade over the brussels sprouts mixture, and toss well with tongs to distribute ingredients.
  6. Place vegetables in the oven and roast for about 20-22 minutes, until golden brown and just barely tender. Remove from oven and set aside.
  7. While the rice is cooking and the vegetables are roasting, prepare the toppings and the dressing.
  8. To make the Spicy Peanut Dressing: In a small dish, whisk together peanut butter, coconut milk beverage, hot water, agave, and soy sauce until smooth and creamy. Stir in ginger, garlic, and thai curry paste.
  9. To make each bowl: In four large individual bowls (3 cup capacity) arrange the following toppings:
  • ½ cup cooked, hot jade rice
  • 1 ½ cups roasted green vegetables
  • 1 cup chopped kale
  • ¼ avocado, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon chopped cilantro
  • ½ green onion, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons spicy peanut sauce
  • Category: Entree
  • Cuisine: Asian, American

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 serving
  • Calories: 458
  • Sugar: 8 g
  • Sodium: 617 mg
  • Fat: 24 g
  • Saturated Fat: 3 g
  • Carbohydrates: 51 g
  • Fiber: 14 g
  • Protein: 20 g

Keywords: rice bowl, vegan rice bowl, healthy rice bowl

For other meal bowls, try some of my most popular picks:

Green Goddess Grain Bowl
Edamame Bok Choy Rice Bowl
Pistachio Turmeric Rice Power Bowl

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