Mediterranean Buddha bowl

Total Time 10 minutes
Course dinner, Lunch
Servings 2


  • 100 g couscous
  • 1 cup baby spinach
  • 1 red onion
  • 70 g tinned black beans
  • 70 g tinned corn
  • 1 large tomato
  • ½ cucumber
  • 1 avocado
  • 190 g Tin of tuna in spring water
  • 1 tbsp sunflower seeds
  • 2 tsp lemon juice
  • 2 tsp Drizzle extra virgin olive oil


  • Boil the kettle and place cous cous and ¾ cup boiling water in a large container/bowl (allowing enough space for the cous cous to double in volume)
  • Cover with the container lid or a plate and leave for 5-10 minutes or until the cous cous is soft and water has been absorbed
  • Dice the red onion, tomato, cucumber and avocado
  • Drain the black beans, corn, and tuna
  • Stir/separate the cous cous with a fork, ensuring it does not become clumpy (ie fluff the cous cous)
  • Add the lemon juice and olive oil to the cous cous and stir through
  • To serve, place half of each ingredient in each bowl, starting with the cous cous, then the fresh vegetables, tuna, black beans, corn, and sprinkling the sunflower seeds on top


Calories: 580kcalCarbohydrates: 57gProtein: 42gFat: 18gSodium: 434mgFiber: 15gCalcium: 109mg
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