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Vegan Turkish-Spiced Chickpea Bowls

Vegan Turkish-Spiced Chickpea Bowls

with Pistachio Basmati Rice & Lemon-Herb Hummus Sauce

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A chickpea bowl is the epitome of plant-based perfection. In this one, Turkish-spiced chickpeas are roasted alongside onion wedges and grape tomatoes, then tossed with bright and tangy lemon zest. Veggies are served over a bed of fragrant basmati rice mixed with pistachios and golden raisins for texture and sweetness. And since the secret’s always in the sauce, you’ll finish things off with a drizzle of herby lemon hummus that brings all these flavors together. With so much to savor in one bowl, we guarantee any non-vegan dinner guests won’t even miss the meat!

Tags:Vegan
Allergens:Tree Nuts

Produced in a facility that processes milk, eggs, fish, shellfish, tree nuts, peanuts, wheat, and soybean.

Total Time40 minutes
Prep Time15 minutes
Cooking difficultyMedium
Ingredients
serving amount
2
4
Ingredientsarrow down iconarrow down icon
serving amount
2
4

½ cup

Basmati Rice

1 unit

Chickpeas

4 ounce

Grape Tomatoes

1 unit

Red Onion

1 unit

Lemon

1 unit

Veggie Stock Concentrate

1 tablespoon

Turkish Spice Blend

½ ounce

Pistachios

(ContainsTree Nuts)

4 tablespoon

Hummus

1 clove

Garlic

¼ ounce

Parsley

¼ ounce

Chives

1 ounce

Golden Raisins

Not included in your delivery

2 tablespoon

Olive Oil

1 tablespoon

Cooking Oil

Kosher Salt

Pepper

Nutrition Values/ per serving
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/ per serving
Calories850 kcal
Fat36 g
Saturated Fat5 g
Carbohydrate113 g
Sugar22 g
Dietary Fiber13 g
Protein20 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium940 mg
Due to the different suppliers we purchase our products from, nutritional facts per meal can vary from the website to what is received in the delivered box, depending on your region.
Utensils
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Zester
Small Bowl
Strainer
Paper Towel
Small pot
Baking Sheet
Instructionsarrow up iconarrow up icon
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1

• Adjust rack to top position (top and middle positions for 4 servings) and preheat oven to 425 degrees. Wash and dry produce. • Zest and quarter lemon. Halve, peel, and cut onion into 1⁄2-inch-thick wedges; mince a few wedges until you have 2 TBSP (4 TBSP for 4). Peel and mince or grate garlic. Roughly chop pistachios. Halve tomatoes lengthwise. Drain and rinse chickpeas; pat very dry with paper towels. Roughly chop parsley and chives. • In a small bowl, combine raisins with juice from one lemon wedge (two wedges for 4).

2

• Heat a drizzle of oil in a small pot over medium-high heat. Add minced onion, garlic, half the pistachios (save the rest for serving), half the Turkish Spice Blend (you’ll use the rest in the next step), and a pinch of salt. Cook, stirring, 1 minute. • Stir in rice, 3⁄4 cup water (1 1⁄2 cups for 4 servings), stock concentrate, and a big pinch of salt. Bring to a boil, then cover and reduce to a low simmer. Cook until rice is tender, 15-18 minutes. • Keep covered off heat until ready to use in step 5.

3

• Meanwhile, toss onion wedges, tomatoes, and chickpeas on a baking sheet with a large drizzle of oil, remaining Turkish Spice Blend, a few pinches of salt, and pepper. (For 4 servings, use 2 baking sheets; roast on top and middle racks, swapping rack positions halfway through.) • Roast on top rack, tossing halfway through, until veggies are lightly charred and chickpeas are crispy, 18-20 minutes. (It’s natural for chickpeas to pop a bit while roasting.)

4

• While everything roasts, in a second small bowl, combine hummus, half the parsley and chives, 2 TBSP olive oil (4 TBSP for 4), and juice from one lemon wedge (two wedges for 4). Season with salt. Stir in water 1 tsp at a time until mixture reaches a drizzling consistency.

5

• Fluff rice with a fork; stir in raisins and their pickling liquid and remaining parsley and chives. Season with salt and pepper. • Toss veggies and chickpeas with lemon zest.

6

• Divide rice between shallow bowls or plates. Top with veggies and chickpeas. Drizzle with hummus sauce to taste. Garnish with remaining pistachios and a squeeze of lemon juice to taste. Serve with any remaining lemon wedges on the side.