Chickpea Burrito Bowl Meal Prep

chickpea burrito bowl meal prep

Healthy, easy, quick chickpea burrito bowl meal prep that is nothing short of delicious. An amazing combination of tacos chickpeas ,tangy pico de gallo, sweet corn, shredded cheddar, spicy jalapenos and buttery avocado slices – all piled on a bed of white or brown rice. Vegetarian burrito bowl meal prep for the week or make it for dinner!!!


chickpea burrito bowl meal prep

A vegetarian burrito bowl meal prep!!

Omit cheese <— Vegan burrito bowl meal prep

Spicy. Tangy. Creamy, Cheesy. Sweet. This chickpea burrito bowl meal prep has it all. 

Yummy and I know that you gonna love it. Because, you assemble with whatever or however you want. Totally customizable. 

Here’s whats in these chickpea burrito bowl meal prep:

  • White rice (you can totally use brown)
  • Taco chick peas 
  • Pico de gallo (use store bought or homemade)
  • Corn (roasted or any kinda cooked corn will work)
  • Cheese (omit if you are vegan)
  • Avocado (gotta have)
  • Jalapeno ( gotta GOTTA have) 
  • Cilantro 

Craving chicken? Then try this Chicken Burrito Bowl Meal Prep 

chickpea burrito bowl meal prep

This spicy chickpea bowl comes together real quick:

Step-1: Open a can of chickpeas and saute with onion, garlic and spices. Finish with lime juice and cilantro (you don’t need cilantro lime rice!)

Step-2:  Layer on top of white or brown rice along with cooked corn, cheese, pico de gallo, avocado, jalapeno and cilantro.


Wasn’t that easy? 

Why is the best vegetarian burrito bowl? 

  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian
  • Vegan option
  • Weeknight dinner
  • Meal prepping
  • Spicy 

chickpea burrito bowl meal prep

To make for meal prep with chickpeas

  1. Layer rice, taco chickpeas, corn, cheese, jalapeño and cilantro into meal prep containers. Store in fridge. 
  2. Store pico de gallo in small containers (or jello shot cups) 
  3. Have a ripe avocado in the fridge. 
  4. Just before eating – top the pico de gallo and sliced or chopped avocado 

Else, store everything separately in the refrigerator and assemble before eating the chickpea meal prep recipe.

Another spicy chickpea bowl —-> 4 Ingredient Salsa Chickpeas Meal Prep

How to make vegan burrito bowl meal prep?

Omit cheese and you have yourself a delicious vegan burrito bowl.

chickpea burrito bowl meal prep

More recipes with chickpeas like this chickpea burrito bowl meal prep:

Guilt Free Chocolate Hummus – This wholesome 4 ingredient guilt free chocolate hummus is made with garbanzo beans, dates, cocoa powder, vanilla extract and sea salt is so delicious served with cinnamon sugar pita chips. Easy, quick and so good  for you!   

Salsa Chickpeas Meal Prep – Say hello to the easiest meal prep ever!!! Cooked white rice, ripe avocado, sliced jalapeño and chopped fresh cilantro all prepped with one skillet, flavorful salsa chickpeas that is ready in under 6 minutes. This vegan, gluten-free, healthy, 4 ingredient salsa chickpeas meal prep is fabulous for lunch or dinner.

Baked Beet Falafel  – A super easy recipe for baked falafel using canned chickpeas with the addition of beets. Simple, wholesome and most importantly delicious baked beet falafel meal prep with pita bread and a cucumber tomato salad.

Instant Pot Thai Chickpea and Spinach Curry – Skip takeout and make this restaurant favorite right in your instant pot! Easy, healthy and flavorful Instant Pot Thai Chickpea and spinach curry is delicious for weeknight dinner or meal prep. 

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5 from 1 vote

Chickpea Taco Meal Prep Bowls

Healthy, easy, quick chickpea taco meal prep bowls that is nothing short of delicious. An amazing combination of tacos chickpeas,tangy pico de gallo, sweet corn, shredded cheddar, spicy jalapenos and creamy avocado slices - all piled on a bed of white rice. Meal prep for the week or make it for dinner!!!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 2 servings
Author: Maria Doss


Spice mixture

  • 1 teaspoon each chili powder, coriander powder and paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon each cumin powder, dried oregano and salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper

Taco chickpeas

Additional ingredients

  • 2 cups cooked white or brown rice
  • 1/2 large ripe avocado, sliced or chopped
  • 1/2 cup pico de gallo
  • 1/2 cup roasted or cooked corn
  • 1/2 cup shredded Mexican or triple cheddar blend cheese
  • sliced jalapenos
  • chopped cilantro


Make spice mixture

  • Stir all spice mixture ingredients together in a small bowl. 

Make Taco Chickpeas

  • Heat vegetable oil in a medium non-stick skillet over medium heat. 
  • Saute onion and garlic for 1-2 minutes, until onions are translucent.
  • Add chickpeas and spice mixture. Cook, stirring occasionally for 3-5 minutes, until spices are toasted well.
  • Take off heat and stir in lime juice and cilantro. 

To assemble Chickpea taco meal prep bowls (if eating immdiately)

  • Divide rice between two bowls and then top with taco chickpeas, avocado, sliced pico de gallo, corn, cheese blend, jalapeños and cilantro. 

To assemble Chickpea taco meal prep bowls (if meal prepping)

  • Divide rice, taco chickpeas, corn, cheese blend, jalapenos and cilantro between two meal prep containers
    Store pico de gallo in seperate small (or jello shot cups) and store separately. 
    Top pico de gallo and avocados just before eating. 


To make pico de gallo - Mix chopped ripe tomatoes, onion, jalapeno, cilantro, lime juice and salt together. Make ahead and store in the refrigerator for flavors to blend. 

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  1. 5 stars
    This looks really good and it honestly seems easy to make! i really enjoy simple recipes and plus I can’t really say no to any recipe that has avocado and jalapenos in it. I’ll try it out soon

    1. It is super easy and convenient since canned garbanzo beans is a pantry staple for many of us:) I’m totally with you on avocados and jalapeños, you are talking my language:) Do try soon, thanks Maria

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