Spiced Chickpea Bowl with Herb Tahini Dressing

 

RECIPE BY JANET OF @JANETSMUNCHMEALS

Spiced Chickpea Bowl with Herb Tahini Dressing


Here's a light and yummy bowl filled with texture and flavors to fuel your day 🌱 It is so quick and easy, you'll have lunch or a light dinner in 15 minutes.

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 cup cooked / rinsed canned chickpeas
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1/4 tsp each kosher salt, pepper, cumin, ground coriander, paprika
  • 2 portions salad greens
  • 2 portions toasted pita or pita chips
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped or thinly sliced red onion
  • 2/3 cup chopped seedless cucumber
  • Lemon wedges and extra herbs for serving

Herb Tahini Dressing (whisk together)
  • 2 tbsp tahini (the runny type)
  • 2 tsp maple syrup or agave nectar
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon
  • 1 1/2 to 2 tbsp water to thin the dressing
  • 1/4 tsp each kosher salt, pepper, garlic powder
  • 1 tbsp each finely chopped fresh parsley and dill
  • 1/2 tbsp thinly sliced fresh mint
STEPS
  • Whisk together the dressing.
  • In a pan on medium heat, heat the oil and add the chickpeas and seasonings. Cook for 4 to 5 min, stir occasionally, until chickpeas are getting a bit crisp. 
  • Meanwhile, assemble two bowls with the salad greens, pita, onion and cucumber. Top with the chickpeas and dressing. Add lemon wedges and more herbs as desired.

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