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Want more plant based meals? These vegan meal prep bowls with spinach, carrots, quinoa, and a delicious light dressing are quick and easy. Great for meal prep beginners!
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Spinach and Quinoa Vegan Meal Prep Bowls

These vegan meal prep bowls are loaded with quinoa, spinach, carrots, almonds, and a delicious ginger/garlic/soy dressing!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword vegan meal prep
Prep Time 13 minutes
Cook Time 17 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4

Ingredients

  • 1 cup uncooked quinoa
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh ginger grated
  • 1 (5 ounce) package fresh baby spinach
  • 1/3 cup sliced almonds
  • 1 (10 ounce) package French-cut (matchstick) carrots
  • 1/2 teaspoon toasted sesame oil
  • 1/2 tablespoon lime juice or more, to taste
  • Sriracha sauce optional, to taste
  • Pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Cook the quinoa according to package directions.
  • Meanwhile, prep the other ingredients.
  • When the quinoa's about done, add the oil, garlic, soy sauce, and ginger to a skillet over medium-high heat. Cook for about a minute.
  • Add the spinach and cook until it's wilted. Remove the pan from the heat.
  • Stir in the almonds, carrots, toasted sesame oil, lime juice, sriracha (if using), pepper, and quinoa. Toss until combined. Divide into 4 meal prep containers.

Notes

  • Handy trick: the ginger is much easier to grate if it's frozen. I always keep some fresh ginger in the freezer and I use my Microplane grater/zester to easily grate it. 
  • These are the meal prep bowls pictured. If you prefer rectangular ones, try these.