Fajita Bowl
Recipe type: Gluten Free, Vegan
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Serves: 2-4 serves
A powerhouse of flavour and packed with nourishing veggies and black rice, this healthy vegan fajita bowl will be your go to dinner meal!
  • Rice + Vegetables
  • 1½ cups black rice*
  • 1-4 Tbsp coconut oil, for frying
  • 1 large purple onion, peeled and roughly chopped
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 2 tsp ground turmeric powder
  • 1 medium carrot, diced
  • 1 cup purple cabbage, roughly chopped
  • 1 cup cauliflower florets, roughly chopped
  • 1 medium capsicum, diced
  • 1 large tomato, diced
  • Handful of fresh parsley, roughly chopped
  • Store bought salsa, for the sauce
  • Half an avocado, sliced for topping
  1. Rice
  2. Fill a medium/large pot with filtered water half way, add rice, over high heat bring to the boil.
  3. Once boiling, remove lid and cook on medium-high for 20-30 minutes or until ale dente.**
  4. Drain rice through a fine sieve once cooked, set aside.
  5. Vegetables
  6. Prepare all vegetables as per ingredient instructions and set aside in a large bowl.
  7. Using a large frying pan, heat 1 tbsp of coconut oil until melted.
  8. Sauté onion and garlic powder on high heat, together for 1-2 minutes or until onion is translucent and browned.
  9. Stir through turmeric powder.
  10. Add chopped carrot, cabbage, cauliflower and capsicum to the pan and another 1-2 tbsp of coconut oil.
  11. Sauté vegetables on med-high heat for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, adding more coconut oil if mixture begins to stick.
  12. Once vegetables are cooked, stir through rice, cooking mixture over med-high heat for a further 5-10 minutes or until heated through. Turn off heat.
  13. Stir through tomato and parsley.
  14. Serve up rice mixture into bowls.
  15. Stir salsa through servings and top with avocado.
  16. Serve and Enjoy!
Store leftovers in an airtight container, refrigerated for up to 2-4 days.
*You can add more black rice if you want more servings. Up to 2 cups using this recipe.
**Black rice takes anywhere between 20 - 40 minutes to cook. You may choose to cook the black rice prior starting the meal since it takes a while. Just set it aside in an airtight container until ready to use.
Recipe by Wholesome Patisserie at https://wholesomepatisserie.com/mains/fajita-bowl/