Middle Eastern Breakfast Salad Bowls

Middle Eastern Breakfast Salad Bowls

Middle Eastern Breakfast Salad Bowls 

This vibrant & cool dish is reminiscent of the Mediterranean. It offers a fusion of herbs that are flavorful and healthy. Our breakfast salad bowl meal prep idea gives you a light & zesty metabolic boost first thing in the morning. This meal prep idea pairs well with sweet breakfast food and drinks like coffee and pastries. The acidity balances very well with sweets. 

Our Middle Eastern Breakfast Salad Bowls meal prep idea is a mouth-watering nutrition-packed breakfast. This dish only takes 15 minutes to prep and create. Besides the poached eggs, there isn’t any cooking. 

Now let’s get into the recipe, shall we?

Middle Eastern Breakfast Salad Bowls

How long will Middle Eastern Breakfast Salad Bowls last for?

The Middle Eastern breakfast salad bowls will last between 3 and 5 days in the refrigerator. The hummus lasts for up to five days. However, poached eggs only last for 2 days in the refrigerator. 

Can Breakfast Salad Bowls be frozen?

No, breakfast salad bowls are not meant for the freezer. The reason being that these are water-soluble vegetables and wilt when frozen. These are meant for refrigeration storage. 

But, good news! We have plenty of other breakfast meal prep ideas you can freeze and save for later: 

Loaded Sausage and Bacon Breakfast Casserole

Sheet Pan Sweet Potato Breakfast Hash

Sheet Pan Meal Prep Breakfast – French Toast Sticks & Sausage

Gluten-free Healthy-ish Pop Tarts

Protein Freezer Waffles

Tuscan Chickpea Scramble 

Middle Eastern Breakfast Salad Bowls

Ingredients:

  • Salad Base:
    • 1 Large Head Romain Lettuce (chopped/torn into manageable pieces)
    • 1 English Cucumber (finely diced; reserve 1 Tbsp. for Tzatziki Sauce)
    • 1 Lemon quartered into wedge slices
    • 2 C. Cooked Quinoa
    • 1 C. Diced Red Radishes
    • 1/2 C. Thinly Sliced Fennel Bulb
    • 1/2 C. Castelvetrano Olives (halved)
    • 1/4 C. Roughly Chopped Fresh Mint Leaves
    • 1/4 tsp. Ground Black Pepper

    Poached Eggs:

    • 4 Eggs
    • 1 Tbsp. Distilled White Vinegar
    • Water (enough to fill pot 3/4 full)
    • Tall/High-walled Cooking Pot
    • Slotted Spoon

    Tzatziki Sauce:

    • 1/4 C. Greek Yogurt (plain, unsweetened)
    • 2 Tbsp. Extra Virgin Olive Oil
    • 2 Tbsp. Chopped Fresh Dill
    • 5 Tbsp. Lemon Juice
    • 1/4 tsp. Freshly Grated/Minced Garlic
    • 1/4 tsp. Pink Himalayan Salt

    Harissa Hummus:

    • 1/4 C. Hummus
    • 5 Tbsp. Mild Harissa

Middle Eastern Breakfast Salad Bowls

How do you make Middle Eastern Breakfast Salad Bowls? 

First, get your ingredients together and make the poached eggs. Then make the hummus first, Tzatziki sauce, salad last. Our breakfast salad bowl meal prep idea can be divided into four meals. Eat one now (you know, just to make sure it’s good) and save the rest in your fridge. 

How to portion this meal prep:

This meal prep idea yields 4 servings. One egg goes with half a cup of quinoa, hummus, sauce, and salad. You can store separate meals in simple one-compartment meal prep containers. These come highly rated and are freezer friendly

More Breakfast Bowl meal prep recipes:

Here are some other delicious breakfast bowl meal prep ideas: 

Bacon Wrapped Asparagus Breakfast Bowls

Coffee Almond Quinoa Breakfast Bowl

Breakfast PRO Power Bowl

Beef Breakfast Sausage Egg Cups

Keto Cajun Sausage Breakfast Scramble

Middle Eastern Breakfast Salad Bowls

Other tips for making Middle Eastern Breakfast Salad Bowls:

We’re sure you’ll enjoy prepping this breakfast salad bowl meal prep idea. But here are a few things to remember for the best breakfast salad bowl experience. 

  • You can enjoy breakfast salad bowls cold or hot. 
  • You can add avocado. Note that it may brown. 
  • This is a versatile dish. You can customize it to your liking. 
  • Prep and enjoy this meal prep idea during the New and First Quarter Moons. 
  • You can add meat. Sausage is popular. 
  • Add buttery biscuits for a sweet taste profile and texturizing the dish. 

Middle Eastern Breakfast Salad Bowls

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Middle Eastern Breakfast Salad Bowls

Middle Eastern Breakfast Salad Bowls

Middle Eastern Breakfast Salad Bowls

Want to begin your day with a bright, fresh, and delicious veggie-packed breakfast? Then this Middle Eastern inspired breakfast bowl is perfect!
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Course: Breakfast, Lunch, Main Dish
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Keyword: Chickpeas, Meal Prep
Servings: 4 meals
Calories: 280kcal
Author: Meal Prep on Fleek

Ingredients

Salad

  • 1 large head romaine roughly chopped
  • 1 English cucumber sliced (reserve 1 tbsp finely diced)
  • 1 large Lemon cut into quarters (reserve 1 tbsp lemon juice)
  • 2 cup cooked quinoa 1 cup uncooked
  • 1 cup diced red radish
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced fennel bulb
  • 1/2 cup olives of choice cut in half
  • 1/4 cup fresh mint leaves roughly chopped
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper

Poached Eggs

  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 tbsp distilled white vinegar
  • Water enough to fill pot 3/4 full

Tzatziki Sauce

  • 1/4 cup plain Greek Yogurt
  • 2 tbsp EVOO
  • 2 tbsp chopped fresh dill
  • 1.5 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/4 tsp finely minced garlic
  • 1/4 tsp Sea Salt

Hummus Harissa

  • 1/4 cup hummus
  • 1.5 tbsp mild harissa

Instructions

Harissa Hummus

  • Stir together the hummus and harissa until well-incorporated.

Tzatziki Sauce

  • Combine Greek yogurt, lemon juice, extra virgin olive oil — stir until mixed. Then, stir in the 1 tablespoon of finely diced cucumber, minced garlic, chopped dill, salt, and pepper — stir until well-combined.

Salad

  • In a large bowl, toss together chopped romaine, sliced fennel, sliced radishes, sliced cucumber, and sliced olives.
  • When ready to enjoy, top salad base with a squeeze of lemon juice, garbanzo beans, harissa hummus, and tzatziki sauce — stir/toss together to coat.
  • Serve, store, and enjoy!

Notes

Nutrition for 1 out of 4 servings:
10.1g Protein | 32.3g Carbs | 12g Fat | 4.6g Fiber | 280 Calories
 
Recommended Storing:
When storing, keep harissa hummus and tzatziki sauce separate from the salad base to prevent lettuce/vegetable wilting.

Nutrition

Serving: 1meal | Calories: 280kcal | Carbohydrates: 32.3g | Protein: 10.1g | Fat: 12g | Fiber: 4.6g
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4 Comments on "Middle Eastern Breakfast Salad Bowls"

  1. Heidy L. McCallum | May 30, 2019 at 8:20 am | Reply

    What a wonderfully healthy way to begin my day! I made these this am and loved them!!!

  2. Jennifer Morad | October 28, 2019 at 8:07 am | Reply

    Where are the measurements for the quinoa?

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