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Korean BBQ Chickpea Bowls

You will love these easy and healthy chickpea bowls! They are great for lunch or dinner!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Korean
Servings: 3
Calories: 611kcal


For the sauce, chickpeas, and Brussels sprouts:

  • 3 tablespoons tamari
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 2 tablespoons tomato sauce
  • 2 teaspoons honey or coconut sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 3 tablespoons chopped green onion
  • 15 ounces chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 1 cup halved Brussels sprouts, ends trimmed

For the Bowls:

  • 2 cups cooked quinoa or rice
  • 1 zucchini, ribbon cut
  • 1 carrot, ribbon cut
  • 1 cup sliced grape tomatoes
  • 1 large avocado, sliced

For the Toppings:

  • 1/2 lime, juiced
  • 2 teaspoons sesame seeds
  • Fresh cilantro
  • Dash crushed red pepper flakes, optional
  • Salt and pepper, to taste


  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Line a large baking sheet with foil.
  • To make the Korean BBQ marinade, combine the tamari, water, tomato sauce, honey, ginger, pepper, garlic, sesame oil, and green onion in a medium bowl. Add the chickpeas to the marinade bowl and toss until chickpeas are well coated. Reserve 2 tablespoons of the marinade for topping the bowl.
  • Spread out the chickpea mixture on the prepared baking sheet. Add the Brussels sprouts Roast for 30 minutes, turning once, until the chickpeas and Brussels sprouts are crispy. Remove from the oven and set aside.
  • For the bowls, divide the quinoa or rice into bowls. Top with chickpeas, Brussels sprouts, zucchini, carrot, tomatoes, and avocado slices.
  • Garnish the bowls with lime juice, sesame seeds, cilantro, crushed red pepper flakes, salt, and pepper. Serve immediately.


Calories: 611kcal | Carbohydrates: 87g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 1112mg | Potassium: 1505mg | Fiber: 22g | Sugar: 18g | Vitamin A: 4402IU | Vitamin C: 57mg | Calcium: 154mg | Iron: 8mg