Vegetarian Harvest Grain Bowl

The vegetarian grain bowl that screams all things harvest season! Perfect for meal prep, or serving a group, this Vegetarian Harvest Grain Bowl is about to be your Fall favorite.

Bowls on bowls on bowls over here at Fit Foodie Finds! From this harvest grain bowl to this seared ahi tuna poke bowl or this superfood taco bowl, look no further for delicious and nutritious bowl recipe inspo.

vegetarian harvest grain bowl with tahini dressing in a bowl

The Ultimate Harvest Bowl

Welcome to all things FALL over here on Fit Foodie Finds! We’re deep into autumn recipe planning, and this vegetarian harvest grain bowl is no exception. We’ve combined all our favorite harvest flavors in one place, and it’s delicious.

A Recipe Made for Meal Prep

Bowl recipes are made for meal prep! By making a large batch of each element of this bowl, you’ll be able to meal prep multiple servings to enjoy throughout the week whether you’re on the go or eating at home.

butternut squash being peeled with a vegetable peeler

Elements of a Harvest Grain Bowl

The right amount of savory, just a little sweet and a whole lotta protein. This harvest grain bowl is packed with so much goodness.

Wild Rice

Cooking wild rice perfectly can be finicky! Learn how to cook wild rice in the Instant Pot or on the stove top here, and you’ll never have under or over-cooked wild rice again.

Butternut Squash

Butternut squash is an amazing addition to any grain bowl, especially during harvest time. Learn how to roast butternut squash in three easy steps here!

cubed butternut squash

Brussels Sprouts

We have many simple brussels sprouts recipes here on Fit Foodie Finds. While this recipe calls for simple roasted brussels sprouts with onion, olive oil, garlic powder, and salt and pepper, feel free to get creative and sub in any of the following brussels sprouts recipes:

Kale and Apple Slaw

The kale and apple slaw adds a nice element of sweetness to an otherwise savory bowl. Made of:

  • Thinly sliced apple
  • Baby kale
  • Thinly sliced red onion
  • Dried cherries or cranberries
  • Lemon juice
  • Honey
  • Apple cider vinegar

Tahini Dressing

Tahini, olive oil, balsamic vinegar and garlic powder whisked together makes this delicious dressing to truly complete these harvest grain bowls.

vegetarian harvest grain bowls in a glass meal prep container

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vegetarian harvest grain bowl with tahini dressing in a bowl

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Recipe

Vegetarian Harvest Grain Bowl

The vegetarian grain bowl that screams all things harvest season! Perfect for meal prep, or serving a group, this Vegetarian Harvest Grain Bowl is about to be your Fall favorite.

  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 50 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
Author: Lee Funke
Yield: 6 servings 1x
Category: Bowls
Method: Oven
Cuisine: American

Ingredients

Wild Rice

  • 1 cup wild rice
  • 4 cups water

Brussels Sprouts

  • 4 cups brussels sprouts, quartered
  • 1/2 yellow onion, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • salt and pepper, to taste

Butternut Squash

  • 4 cups butternut squash, peeled and cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup water

Kale + Apple Slaw

  • 1 medium apple, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup packed baby kale
  • 1/4 large red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup dried cherries or cranberries
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • pinch of salt

Tahini Dressing

  • 2 tablespoons tahini
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar
  • salt and pepper, to taste

Instructions

Wild Rice

  1. Place wild rice and water into a large sauce pan. Turn burner to medium/high heat and bring to a boil.
  2. Cover and turn heat down to low and let simmer for 50 minutes or until it reaches the desired texture.
  3. Strain water from wild rice and set rice aside.

Brussels Sprouts

  1. While the wild rice is simmering, preheat oven to 375ºF. Place all ingredients onto a baking sheet and mix together until the Brussels sprouts are covered in olive oil and spices.
  2. Roast at 375ºF for 25 minutes.
  3. Remove and set aside.

Butternut Squash

  1. Turn the Instant Pot’s saute feature on and add olive oil.
  2. When the olive oil is fragrant, add cubed butternut squash and season with salt and pepper. Saute in the Instant Pot for around 6 minutes or until the butternut squash begins to brown.
  3. Remove butternut squash from the Instant Pot and place it into a small microwave-safe bowl that will fit in the Instant Pot.
  4. Pour 1 cup of water into the bottom of the Instant Pot and place the trivet onto the bottom of the Instant Pot.
  5. Next, place the glass bowl full of butternut squash on top of the trivet. Cover the Instant Pot and cook on high pressure for 1 minute.
  6. Remove from the Instant Pot and set aside.

Kale + Apple Slaw

  1. Place all ingredients for the apple kale slaw into a large bowl and mix until all ingredients are combined. Set aside.

Tahini Dressing

  1. Prepare the dressing by placing all of the ingredients for the tahini dressing into a mason jar. Tightly cover the jar and shake it until all the ingredients are combined.

Harvest Bowl

  1. Assemble the harvest bowls by evenly distributing the wild rice, brussels sprouts, butternut squash, slaw, and tahini dressing into four separate bowls or meal prep containers.*

Notes

*If you are meal prepping these harvest grain bowls for later hold off on adding the dressing until serving.

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1/6 recipe
  • Calories: 345
  • Sugar: 18
  • Sodium: 110
  • Fat: 20
  • Carbohydrates: 41
  • Fiber: 7
  • Protein: 6
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