Recipe: Mediterranean Salad

Mediterranean Lunch Meal Prep

Prep on a Sunday to have your lunches ready for the week!

1. Gather the ingredients.

You will need:

  • 1 batch of Roasted Spiced Chickpeas (see recipe below)

  • 1 cucumber

  • 1 container of cherry or grape tomatoes

  • 1-2 avocadoes

  • 1 container of pitted olives

  • 1 cup dry quinoa (to make 3 cups cooked)

  • 1 bag of lettuce

  • 1 container of hummus

  • 1 container of crumbled feta cheese

  • Balsamic vinaigrette dressing

Optional:

  • Store bought or homemade Tabbouleh (a mixture of parsley, tomatoes, mint, onion and bulgur)

  • Grilled chicken breasts if extra protein is desired

  • Pita bread

2. Make the Roasted Spiced Chickpeas.

  • Roasted Spiced Chickpeas

  • 2 – 15 oz cans chickpeas (garbanzo beans)

  • 1-2 Tbsp olive oil

  • ½-1 tsp garlic powder

  • ½ tsp paprika

  • ½-1 tsp cumin

  • 1/8 tsp cayenne pepper (or more if you like them very spicy)

  • Salt & pepper to taste