Spiced Chickpea Bowl with Spicy Tahini Sauce
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This chickpea bowl is the perfect nourishing comfort food on a hot summer day! Layers of seared mushrooms, crispy chickpeas and crunchy cucumbers get a drizzle of spicy tahini sauce to round it all off. 

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Prep time 10mins
Cook time 25mins
Serves or Makes: 2-3


For the Vegetables and Chickpeas

  • 1 bell pepper, cut into bite sized pieces
  • 2 cups mushrooms, sliced
  • 2 cups zucchini, cut into bite sized pieces
  • 10 ounces chickpeas, drained, rinsed and patted dry
  • 1 avocado, mashed
  • 3/ 4 cup cucumber, sliced
  • 3 cups arugula

For the Spice Mixture

  • 3/ 4 teaspoon chili powder
  • 3/ 4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 3/ 4 teaspoon Kosher salt
  • 3/ 4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/ 4 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/ 4 teaspoon cayenne
  • 1/ 4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/ 4 teaspoon dried thyme

For the Spicy Tahini Sauce

  • 3 tablespoons pourable tahini
  • 1 teaspoon hot sauce
  • 1/ 4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/ 4 teaspoon Kosher salt
  • 1/ 2 lime or lemon, juiced


  • Step 1

    Preheat oven to 400°F. Cover 2 baking trays with parchment paper and arrange chopped veggies on one, chickpeas on the other. Or do on 1 tray if it can fit, but keep separated.

  • Step 2

    In a small bowl, combine spices for spice mixture.

  • Step 3

    Drizzle the vegetables and chickpeas with oil, toss well to coat, very generously sprinkle with spice mix, toss. Bake.

  • Step 4

    While the vegetables are cooking, make your tahini sauce. In a medium bowl, whisk tahini, hot sauce, spices, and lime juice until well incorporated. then slowly add 2 tablespoons of water while whisking. Adjust with more water, as needed.

  • Step 5

    After 15-20 minutes, remove the chickpeas. Toss the veggies, bake another 5 to 10 minutes or until cooked to your liking.

  • Step 6

    Let cool while arranging arugula in bowls. Top with cucumbers, avocado, chickpeas, veggies.