Prune and Lentil Bowl

Prune and Lentil Bowl

This colorful and hearty bowl contains real power foods. The assortment of vegetables, prunes, lentils, and halloumi cheese provides a large portion of vegetable protein. Deliciously paired with a tahini-yogurt sauce.

Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes

Serving Size: 1

Calories: 940

Carbohydrates: 100g

Protein: 40g

Fat: 46g

Fiber: 18g

Sugar: 41g


  • 2 garlic cloves, minced

  • 2 tsp chili flakes, divided

  • ½ cup olive oil, divided

  • ¼ cup maple syrup

  • salt & pepper to taste

  • 1 lb brussels sprouts, trimmed and halved

  • 1 lb sweet potatoes, diced

  • ½ lb mushrooms, halved

  • 1 ¼ cup Greek yogurt

  • 2 tbsp tahini (sesame paste)

  • 2-3 tbsp milk

  • 1 pk (8 oz) halloumi cheese

  • 1 cup dry red lentils

  • 1 cup Sunsweet Prunes

  • ¼ cup chopped parsley, divided


Preheat oven to 400 °F and line the baking sheet with parchment paper and arrange with the Brussels sprouts, and sweet potato; set aside.


In a bowl, whisk together garlic, 1 tsp chili flakes, 6 tbsp oil, maple syrup, salt and pepper. Pour half of the mixture over the brussels sprouts and sweet potatoes and toss to coat.


Bake for 12 to 15 minutes, stirring occasionally, until vegetables are tender and starting to brown.


Meanwhile, heat the remaining oil mixture in a skillet set over medium heat and cook with mushrooms for 3 to 5 minutes, or until softened.


Add the mushroom mixture to the brussels sprouts and sweet potatoes and continue to bake for 10 minutes.


Meanwhile, mix the yogurt with the tahini and milk until smooth. Add salt and pepper to taste; set


Add the mushrooms to the brussels sprouts and sweet potatoes and spread them out. Bake in the
oven for another 10 minutes.


Cook the lentils in boiling water for 8 to 10 minutes, or until tender. Drain and set aside.


Heat 2 tbsp oil in a skillet set over medium-high heat and fry the halloumi for 2 to 3 minutes on each
side or until golden. Transfer to a plate and cook the prunes in the same pan for 1 to 2 minutes, or
until heated through.


In bowls, arrange the lentils, vegetables, prunes, and halloumi in sections. Serve with a dollop tahini-
yogurt on top. Garnish with parsley and chili flakes.