Air Fryer Mediterranean Chickpea Bowl

Jul 14, 2021

chickpea bowl on table


  • 1 can chickpeas
  • 1 tbsp avocado oil
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 cucumber, diced
  • ½ onion (red or yellow), diced
  • ½ cup cherry tomatoes
  • ½ cup kale or spinach
  • 1/8 cup fresh basil, chopped
  • 1/2 lemon


1. Drain and rinse chickpeas and dry with a paper towel. Place in a bowl with ½ tbsp oil, ½ tsp garlic powder, and lightly add salt and pepper. Toss to coat and place into the air fryer. Bake at 375 degrees for 10 minutes, shake, and cook for another 5 minutes until crispy.

2. Add the diced cucumber, onion, kale, and tomatoes to a bowl with ½ tbsp oil, ½ tsp garlic powder and small amount of salt and pepper. Add about half of the basil and mix.

3. Place the vegetables and chickpeas together in a bowl and serve with remaining basil and freshly squeezed lemon juice if desired. Top with balsamic vinaigrette dressing or tzatziki sauce.

Nutritional info per serving: serves 2

  • Calories: 256
  • Protein: 11 g
  • Fat: 10 g
  • Carbs: 35 g

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