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A Mediterranean Quinoa Bowl with quinoa, arugula, chickpeas, tomatoes, red onion, cucumbers, kalamata olives, feta cheese and hummus drizzled with tzatziki.
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5 from 11 votes

Mediterranean Quinoa Bowl

This mediterranean quinoa bowl combines quinoa, roasted chickpeas, spinach, red onion, kalamata olives and feta cheese all drizzled in a lemon dressing and tzatziki sauce. Great for meal prep!
Prep Time20 minutes
Cook Time20 minutes
Total Time40 minutes
Course: Lunch/Dinner
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Keyword: mediterranean quinoa bowl
Servings: 4

Ingredients

Quinoa

  • cup dry quinoa
  • 1 ⅓ cup water

Chickpeas

  • 1 15 oz can chickpeas drained, rinsed and patted dry
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • ½ teaspoon oregano
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper

Bowl

  • 4 cups baby spinach or arugula loosely packed
  • 1 cup cucumber chopped
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes chopped
  • ½ cup red onion chopped
  • ½ cup feta cheese crumbled
  • ¼ cup kalamata olives
  • Lemon Vinaigrette
  • Hummus for serving
  • Tzatziki Sauce for drizzling
  • Fresh parsley for serving

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400°F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Rinse and drain quinoa, if desired. Add quinoa and water to a saucepan and bring to a boil. Reduce to a simmer, cover and cook for 15 minutes. Fluff with a fork and let cool for 5-10 minutes.
    Cooking quinoa in water.
  • Add the chickpeas to a mixing bowl with oil and seasonings. Use your hands to coat the chickpeas well. Pour chickpeas onto a baking sheet. Bake for 20 minutes flipping halfway. Once cooked, set aside to cool.
    Roasted chickpeas on a parchment lined baking sheet.
  • If you haven't already, make the dressing and set aside.
    An assembled mediterranean quinoa bowl.
  • To make the bowls, add about ½ cup cooked quinoa, 1 cup greens, ¼ cup cucumber, ¼ cup tomatoes, 2 Tablespoons onion, 2 Tablespoons feta cheese, 1 Tablespoon kalamata olives and scoop of hummus to 4 bowls. Divide chickpeas evenly and add to bowls then drizzle with tzatziki and dressing. Serve immediately.

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Nutrition

Serving: 1 bowl | Calories: 579kcal | Carbohydrates: 54g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 32g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 17mg | Sodium: 1153mg | Potassium: 687mg | Fiber: 10g | Sugar: 6g