rfi@cybercrs.net, 1 pkg (8.8 oz) Mahatma® Premium Jasmine Blends, Jasmine Rice & Quinoa, 1 ripe avocado, halved, pitted, peeled and mashed, 1/2 cup cucumber, grated and squeezed dry, 1 can (15 oz) chickpeas, drained and rinsed. Fortunately for me, no one is making me choose. From aromatic Mahatma® Basmati Rice to our convenient Mahatma® Ready To Heat Jasmine Rice Pouches. We’ve taken those savory flavors as an inspiration for this Power Rice Bowl recipe. 1. Carefully pour the hot stock over the mixture and gently mix. Get the recipe for Spiced Rice With Crispy Chickpeas. In a large saucepan, over medium heat, saute the onions and garlic in the olive oil until the onions … Taco Night! 6 cups water 1 6 ounce can tomato paste Add the garlic, red bell pepper, and rice. Bring to a simmer, covered, and adjust the heat to maintain a gentle simmer. Make This One Dish Vegetarian Greek Rice Casserole as a Pantry Meal. If you’ve got broth, rice, garlic, onions, tomato paste, chickpeas, and frozen spinach on hand, you can easily make this with pantry/freezer ingredients by leaving out the feta and swapping kalamata olives for that briny flavor, and using dried herbs. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to medium and cover for about 30 minutes, until rice is tender. This is also a recipe that you can make as a pantry staple meal. To make this sauce, grate and squeeze the cucumber and mix with the mashed avocado, spices, oil, and yogurt. Serve with fresh pita bread, a squeeze of lemon, and a few cubes of vegan feta. Change ). Enjoy a flavorful and colorful salad with the very best tastes of the Mediterranean … Of course, it wouldn’t be Greek without creamy Feta cheese, parsley, garlic, dill, and oregano, which are key to giving this salad its unique taste. Stir for a couple of minutes until the rice starts to turn translucent. Directions: Made with Mahatma® Rice & Grain Blend, olives, fresh cucumber, and crumbled Feta cheese, this power rice bowl has everything you need for lunch. You won’t regret it. It’s a breeze to make and really worth it. Top rice with Greek salad mixture and drizzle with avocado tzatziki. This Mediterranean rice bowl combines the delicious flavors of fried rice, vegetables, avocado, falafel and is drizzled with tahini at the end. Mix well. It’s an awesome meal for the cold days of winter, especially if you’ve recently been sick and have absolutely no appetite for anything but comfort food. Whisk vigorously until all ingredients are combined – it’s as simple as that! In a medium bowl, stir together yogurt, avocado, grated cucumber, oil, lemon juice, garlic, dill, parsley, oregano, salt, and pepper until blended. Add the rice and the remaining 2 cups stock. 1.800.226.9522 Cook water, rice, thyme, and bay leaf and set aside. https://avocadosandales.com/2016/01/26/greek-chickpeas-and-rice This dish is very similar to the spanakorizo I posted a while ago, but without the spinach and a little more flavorful sauce. If you want to make it even more authentic, try a few cubes of this delicious vegan feta on top. Cover and adjust the heat to maintain a gentle simmer, cooking for 10 minutes. Olive oil and fresh herbs are just two of the other added ingredients. No problem, try any of our long-grain rice varieties. Add 2 cups of the stock, chickpeas, tomatoes, cinnamon, and bay leaf. Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window), Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window), Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window), Click to share on Tumblr (Opens in new window), Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window), View Avocados and Ales’s profile on Facebook, Follow Avocados and Ales on WordPress.com. I think there’s something really comforting about a big bowl of beans and rice. "The Veggie Whisperer," to help us create this organic rainbow of fire roasted sweet potatoes, broccoli, kale, onions and chickpeas. 2 cups chickpeas, canned or homemade 1/2 tsp cinnamon Greek Inspired Red Rice & Veggies. Add the chickpeas on top of the rice. It’s a traditional Mediterranean sauce with a yogurt and cucumber base. Ingredients: There’s so many different variations from different cultures that it’s hard to choose just one to love. Stir occasionally to prevent rice from sticking to the pan. Served on a bed of organic long grain red rice, topped with crumbled feta cheese and dressed in a tangy red wine vinaigrette made with extra virgin olive oil, it's a colorful combination … Toss together chickpeas, tomatoes, cucumber, red onions, black olives, chicken, spinach, feta, and Greek vinaigrette. For this Greek-inspired mix, we went with the classic tzatziki but, with a twist – because everything tastes better with avocado, right? So, what’s tzatziki? The best type of rice for a Rice Salad is long and slender grains as they don’t clump together like sticky rice and mix better with the remaining salad ingredients. Use our sticky short-grain rice to make your delicious Korean-Style Bibimbap Rice Bowl with pickled vegetables and gochujang sauce. traditional Greek chickpeas and rice Creamy chickpeas, garlicky light tomato sauce and a pinch of smoky sweet cinnamon make this simple, traditional dish divine. Jan 5, 2017 - I think there's something really comforting about a big bowl of beans and rice. -Ellie // https://peanutbutterandle.wordpress.com. Yum. Jan 26, 2016 - I think there’s something really comforting about a big bowl of beans and rice. ( Log Out /  This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. When chickpeas start to lightly brown (about 5 mins) add parsley and the sun-dried tomatoes and cook for an additional 5 minutes. 1 tsp oregano ( Log Out /  Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. Meanwhile, make avocado tzatziki. But if I had to, I'd probably pick this dish because I love tangy Greek… With the combination of grains, your meal is easily a well-balanced meal. Add oregano, basil, salt, and pepper and cook for an additional 1-2 minutes. There's so many different variations from different cultures that it's hard to choose just one to love. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. Need a break from quinoa? Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. Our version includes all the classics with the addition of creamy avocado. 1 medium carrot, diced finely Go-to pantry staples of rice and chickpeas find new life in this clever rice side dish. For a vegetarian option, omit chicken or substitute with a plant-based meat substitute. Create a free website or blog at WordPress.com. A great salad isn’t complete until drizzled with a tasty dressing or sauce. A handful of ingredients, 35 min to prep/cook and you have a hearty, healthy, incredibly flavorful meal on the table. Greek cuisine is primarily known for its veggie-filled and refreshing meals. Our favorite thing about this fantastic grain blend is that you can have the best of both worlds in a single product: Mahatma® Jasmine Rice with Quinoa. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Heat olive oil and half of the butter in a skillet and then add chickpeas. If you are using dry soak chickpeas overnight. 1 1/2 cups brown rice Perfect for snuggling up with in front of the fire! Add the chickpeas, sun-dried tomatoes, oil from the tomatoes, dill, and salt. If you are using dry chickpeas rinse and put in a pot, add water so the beans are covered by about 3 inches and the bay leaf. From the previous night, soak the chickpeas in a large bowl filled with water and 1 tablespoon salt. Enjoy at home or on-the-go. Salt and pepper, to taste. 2 tsp dried dill, or 2 tbsp fresh Tags: chickpeas, dinner, food, gluten-free, greek, healthy, plant-based, recipe, rice, tomato, vegan, vegetarian, This looks like perfect comfort food to me, Wow, this looks warm, comforting, and good!