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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!!!
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.