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Chickpea Shawarma Bowls

These Chickpea Shawarma Bowls are so simple yet so delicious! An easy plant based recipe with roasted chickpeas in shawarma inspired spices and lemon tahini dressing. Ready in about 30 minutes and perfect for meal prep, too. Vegan and gluten free friendly.

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Chickpea Shawarma Bowls

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Dietary Preference(s):

Vegan, Plant Based


  • 2 cups roasted chickpeas
  • 1 medium cucumber, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 4 cups chopped romaine lettuce
  • 2 cups cooked brown rice
  • 1/4 cup tahini
  • 3 tbsp fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 1-2 tbsp non-dairy milk, for thinning as needed
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • 1/2 tsp fine sea salt, to taste

How to Make It


Cook the brown rice according to package and chop vegetables


Make the dressing: in a food processor, small blender or using an immersion blender, combine all dressing ingredients until smooth. Add water or non-dairy milk (for creamier texture) to thin dressing as desired.


Assemble bowls: Distribute romaine and rice into two bowls. Add roasted chickpeas, sliced cucumber, red onion, tomatoes and drizzle with a generous serving of lemon tahini dressing. Enjoy!

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