Recipe: Summer Nourish Bowl with Faba Beans & Sesame Dressing


Serves 4

  • 1 large sweet potato, diced
  • 1 cup of pumpkin, diced
  • 2 cups baby spinach, shredded
  • 2 carrots, thinly sliced
  • 1 large Spanish onion, diced,
  • 1 avocado, halved
  • 1 cup brown rice or quinoa (or 1/2 cup of each)
  • 1/2 cup quinoa
  • 1/2 cup Human Bean Co Lightly Salted Faba Beans*
  • 1 medium cucumber, diced
  • 1 cup grape tomatoes, halved
  •  1/2 cup broccolini, sliced
  • 1 zucchini, sliced
  • 2 Tbs extra virgin olive oil

For the Sesame Sauce

  • 3 tablespoons sesame seeds
  • 3 tbs rice wine vinegar
  • 1 tbs tamari sauce
  • 2 teaspoons brown sugar
  • 2 tsp sesame oil
  • 1/2 tsp mustard


*Discount Code for Human Bean Co Faba Beans: Use “FESTIVEFABAS” for 15% off online orders between 6th-20th Dec 2018! Can be used for multiple orders and no minimum spend. Plus already free shipping on all orders! 🙂

Note – you can mix and match any veggies you like in your nourish bowl.


  1. Cook rice/quinoa according to packet instructions.
  2. In a large fry pan, heat oil and cook onion, sweet potato, pumpkin, zucchini and broccolini. Once cooked, place into a large serving bowl with salad veggies.
  3. For the sesame sauce, toast sesame seeds on a fry pan until they start popping (be careful not to burn). Remove from heat and place in a blender & blend (or crush with a mortar & pestle). Place all ingredient in a small mixing bowl and whisk until combined.
  4. You can either serve with ingredients separated out (see below) or mix together. Enjoy

Editor’s Note: This recipe was created for part of my work with Human Bean Co. Click here to discover their amazing range.

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