Chickpea Taco Meal Prep Bowls

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 or brown rice. Meal prep for the week or make it for dinner!!!

A vegetarian taco bowl!!!

Omit cheese <— Vegan taco bowl!

chickpea taco meal prep bowls

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

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

Here’s whats in these chick pea taco bowls

  • 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 

chickpea taco meal prep bowls

It’s quick you’ll. Really. 

  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!)

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

  3. EAT

chickpea taco meal prep bowls

To make for meal prep 

Layer rice, taco chickpeas, corn, cheese, jalapenos and cilantro into meal prep containers. Store in fridge. 

Store pico de gallo in small containers (or jello shot cups) 

Have a ripe avocado in the fridge. 

Just before eating – top the pico de gallo and sliced or chopped avocado 

chickpea taco meal prep bowls

 

Wanna try low-carb version? Check out Chickpea Taco Lettuce Wraps

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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!!!

Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 2 servings
Author Maria Doss

Ingredients

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

  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onion
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 x 15.5 ounce can chickpeas (garbanzo beans), drained, rinsed and patted dry
  • 1 teaspoon lime juice
  • 1/2 cup chopped cilantro

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

Instructions

Make spice mixture

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

Make Taco Chickpeas

  1. Heat vegetable oil in a medium non-stick skillet over medium heat. 

  2. Saute onion and garlic for 1-2 minutes, until onions are translucent.

  3. Add chickpeas and spice mixture. Cook, stirring occasionally for 3-5 minutes, until spices are toasted well.

  4. Take off heat and stir in lime juice and cilantro. 

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

  1. 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)

  1. 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. 

Recipe Notes

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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4 Comments

  1. 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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