Spicy Chickpea Buddha Bowl

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
5 min 20 min 1
Spicy Chickpea Buddha Bowl
Health Highlights
A beautiful balanced bowl that combines creamy textures, spicy flavours and lean proteins, grains and vegetables. It's harmony in a bowl


1 cup Chickpeas, boiled (Buffalo Chickpeas *see notes)
1 cup Brown rice, long-grain, dry (boiled)
1/2 cup Portobello mushroom (button mushrooms will do)
1 clove(s) Garlic (minced)
1 tbsp Tamari, gluten free, reduced sodium
1 tsp minced Ginger root
1/2 avocado(s) Avocado
1 cup Sweet potato (cut into cubes)
2 cup Spinach
2 tbsp Cashew nuts, raw
2 green onion (stem) Green onion (chopped)
1/4 cup Tahini
1 tsp Garlic powder
1 tbsp Maple syrup
1 tsp Tamari, gluten free, reduced sodium (or regular soy sauce)
1 tsp hulled Hemp seeds, shelled (sprinkled on top)
1/4 cup cubes Tofu, silken, firm


1. Boil rice ahead and use pre-baked potato, just cut into cubes.

2. Use the Buffalo chickpea recipe.

3. In a medium bowl, add cooked rice on the bottom.  

4. In a medium sauce pan, reheat the chickpeas... feel free to add a little extra sauce or coconut oil. Remove from heat and layer on top of rice, placing close to the edge to make room for other ingredients.

5. Rinse saucepan and add a bit of coconut oil. Sautee mushrooms and add garlic and ginger. Optional to add chopped onion or other veggies to the mix and splash on 1 tbsp tamari. Stir well. Remove from heat. Layer in bowl, close to the edges.

6. Add another splash of coconut oil. Add tofu and cashews... Cook cubed tofu on all sides until slightly brown. Add to bowl. 

7. Using same sauce pan, add rinsed spinach. Just toss to let it wilt a little. Remove from heat and add to bowl.

8. In a separate bowl, add tahini, maple, tamari, and garlic powder. Whisk to make a smooth consistency. Pour over ingredients in bowl.

9. Slice avocado on top, sprinkle sesame and or hemp and add chopped green onions. Enjoy!


Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 1829
Calories from fat 601
Calories from saturated fat 86
Total Fat 67 g
Saturated Fat 9.5 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 21.1 g
Monounsaturated Fat 28.3 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 1177 mg
Potassium 3259 mg
Total Carbohydrate 264 g
Dietary Fiber 31 g
Sugars 32 g
Protein 59 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Grain 6.0
Meat Alternative 4.3
Vegetables 7.9

Energy sources


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