Rice bowls are a quick, easy, and nutritious way to enjoy a satisfying plant-based meal. These 10 healthy vegetarian rice bowl recipes offer a variety of flavors and textures that will delight your taste buds.

Why You’ll Love These Recipes

  • Quick and easy to prepare
  • Nutritious and filling
  • A great way to use leftovers
  • Customizable to suit your taste preferences

Ingredient List:

Each recipe has its own specific ingredient list. Please refer to the corresponding recipe below for details.


1. Spicy Black Bean and Sweet Potato Rice Bowls

  • Roasted sweet potatoes with black beans, avocado, red onion, cilantro, lime juice all served over brown rice.

How To Make This Recipe:

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F (200°C).
  2. Peel sweet potatoes then chop them into small cubes.
  3. In a large bowl toss sweet potato cubes with olive oil salt pepper chili powder cumin paprika garlic powder until coated thoroughly..
  4. Bake in oven for about for about 15 minutes or until potatoes are tender.
  5. Meanwhile cook brown rice according to package instructions.
  6. Slice avocado (or mash), dice red onion & chop cilantro.
  7. Once everything is ready – Assemble bowls: Rice on bottom , add black beans, roasted sweet potato cubes(add more seasoning here if needed) diced red onions followed by sliced/mashed avocado) Top with freshly squeezed lime juice & fresh Cilantro Leaves!

Cooking time and temperature guidelines:

Prep Time: 15 mins
Cook Time: 20 mins

My Pro-tips:

For an extra crunch try adding chopped nuts like cashews or almonds on top.

Seasoning Options:

Use smoked paprika instead of regular paprika for an even deeper flavor profile.

Recipe Tips:

  • For a sweeter taste, add a drizzle of maple syrup to the sweet potatoes before baking.
  • To make this recipe vegan, omit the sour cream or use a non-dairy alternative.

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To sum up:

Spicy Black Bean and Sweet Potato Rice Bowls are a satisfying meal packed with black beans and sweet potato flavors that will leave your taste buds happy.


Q: Are these recipes suitable for vegans?
A: Yes, all of the recipes in this collection are vegan, meaning they do not contain any animal-derived ingredients like meat, dairy, or eggs.

Q: How can I adjust the seasoning to my taste preferences?
A: These recipes offer a lot of flexibility when it comes to seasoning. Feel free to adjust the amounts of spices and sauces used based on your personal taste preferences. You can also add additional toppings such as chopped nuts or fresh herbs to enhance flavor.

Q: Can I meal prep these rice bowls ahead of time?
A: Absolutely! Rice bowls are perfect for meal prepping because you can cook a large batch of rice and then portion it out into individual containers along with the toppings and sauces. When ready to eat, simply reheat in the microwave or enjoy cold as a salad-style bowl.