Hearty, filling and delicious: Buddha bowl with Parma Ham recipe

A feast for the eyes as well as the tummy

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What's a Buddha bowl, you ask? Simple: it's a healthy meal consisting of small portions of different foods, all served up in a... well, bowl (no surprises there) and topped with dressing. Colourful, pretty and filled with grains, vegetables and protein, these tasty bowls are a great way to ensure you're getting your five a day – and you can whip one up with next to no fuss.

This Italian-inspired Buddha bowl combines jewel-coloured pomegranate arils, blueberries, grated carrot and quinoa, all in one health-boosting serving. Topped off with a Parma Ham rosette, we mean it when we say it tastes as good as it looks.

Want to give it a try? Here's how.

Buddha bowl with Parma Ham

A feast for the eyes as well as the tummy.

Prep time15min


  • 150g quinoa, boiled
  • 150g Parma Ham slices
  • 150g pomegranate arils
  • 150g blueberries
  • 350g carrots, grated
  • 1/2 head of escarole, shredded
  • 30g pumpkin seeds
  • ...for the dressing...
  • Apple cidervinegar
  • Salt
  • Extra virgin olive oil


  1. Prepare the salad by placing the quinoa, vegetables, and fruits in separate sections of your bowl.
  2. Place the Parma Ham in the centre and top with the pumpkin seeds.
  3. Blend olive oil, salt and a little apple cider vinegar and dress the vegetables.

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