Quinoa Chickpea Taco Bowls

Quinoa Chickpea Taco Bowl Meal Prep
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Quinoa Chickpea Taco Bowls

Chickpeas are coated in plenty of spices and baked until crunchy, and then served alongside quinoa and a homemade pico de gallo. The perfect plant-based meal – dress up with avocado, jalapenos, or a vegan cheese to mix it up!

Quinoa Chickpea Taco Bowls

Vegan Quinoa Chickpea Taco Bowls Ingredients:

  • 1 cup quinoa, prepared to package directions
  • 1 can chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon onion powder

Pico de Gallo

  • 2 large tomatoes, diced
  • ½ cup cilantro, chopped
  • 3 tablespoons onion, finely minced
  • 1 jalapeno, minced (or to taste)
  • 1-2 tablespoons lime juice, to taste
  • ¼ teaspoon sea salt

Quinoa Chickpea Taco Bowls

Quinoa Chickpea Taco Bowls

Quinoa Chickpea Taco Bowls

Quinoa Chickpea Taco Bowls

Chickpeas are coated in plenty of spices and baked until crunchy, and then served alongside quinoa and a homemade pico de gallo. The perfect plant-based meal - dress up with avocado, jalapenos, or a vegan cheese to mix it up!
Course Lunch, Main Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword Chickpeas, Meal Prep
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4 meals

Ingredients

  • 1 cup dry quinoa cooked according to package directions
  • 15 ounces chickpeas rinsed and drained
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp lime juice
  • 1 tbsp cumin
  • 1 tsp Chili Powder
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp Sea Salt
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder

Pico de Gallo

  • 2 large tomatoes diced
  • 1/2 cup cilantro chopped
  • 3 tbsp onion finely minced
  • 1-2 tbsp lime juice to taste
  • 1 Jalapeno minced or to taste
  • 1/4 tsp Sea Salt

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  • Rinse and drain chickpeas, and then add to a bowl. Drizzle with olive oil and lime juice, and then sprinkle on the spices. Mix to combine and evenly coat the chickpeas.
  • Spread chickpeas out on a baking tray, and bake for 20 minutes.
  • Prepare pico de gallo by mixing together all ingredients. Adjust salt, lime and jalapenos to taste.
  • Prepare meals by layering quinoa, chickpeas, and pico de gallo, and any other toppings as desired.

Notes

Nutrition for 1 out of 4 servings:
11.9g Protein | 53.4g Carbs | 8.8g Fat | 10.1g Fiber | 335 Calories

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