Arrow Created with Sketch. Back to The Recipes Mediterranean Bowls Better Desk Lunches Meals np_email_663301_000000 Created with Sketch. pinterest Created with Sketch. Twitter Created with Sketch. Facebook Created with Sketch. - shares Star Created with Sketch. Star Created with Sketch. Star Created with Sketch. Star Created with Sketch. Star Copy 4 Created with Sketch. 4/5 - 18 Ratings PRINT Prep Time 15 minutes Cook Time 30 minutes Serving Yield 4 servings Chickpeas, beets, carrots, and hard-boiled egg on a bed of quinoa makes for a healthy, well-rounded lunch that's worth bringing to work or school. The creamy herb dressing in these colorful Mediterranean bowls adds another layer of bright flavor to this meal prep recipe. Your taste buds won't get bored! Ingredients For the bowls: 3 large Pete and Gerry’s Organic Eggs 1 1/4 cups canned chickpeas, drained 1 tablespoon olive oil 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt, plus more to taste 3 cups cooked quinoa 1 large carrot, peeled and grated 1 small beet, peeled and grated For the dressing: 3/4 cup plain Greek yogurt 1 garlic clove, minced 2 tablespoon fresh lemon juice 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, minced 2 tablespoons fresh basil, minced Nutritional Information Serv. Size: 1 bowl, Servings: 4 Amount Per Serving: Calories 440, Fat Cal. 160, Total Fat 17g (26% DV), Sat. Fat 3.5g (18% DV), Trans Fat 0g, Cholest. 145mg (48% DV), Sodium 570mg (24% DV), Total Carb. 52g (17% DV), Fiber 10g (40% DV), Sugars 8g, Protein 20g, Vitamin A (70% DV), Vitamin C (10% DV), Calcium (15% DV), Iron (20% DV), Vitamin D (8% DV). Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. For more information about how we calculate our nutritional content and to read our nutritional disclaimer, please check out our Recipe Nutrition Facts blog post. Directions To make the bowls: Step 1 Place eggs in a medium saucepan and cover with cold water. Bring the water to a rapid boil. After the water is rapidly boiling, turn off heat and let it stand for 13 minutes. Step 2 Remove eggs and transfer to a bowl of ice water, cool for about 10 minutes, then peel and coarsely chop. Step 3 In a medium bowl, toss together the chickpeas, 1 tablespoon of olive oil, and 1 tablespoon of lemon juice. Season with salt and pepper. To make the dressing: Step 1 Whisk together yogurt, garlic, lemon juice, parsley, and basil. Season with salt and pepper to taste. To assemble the bowls: Step 1 Stir chopped eggs into chickpea mixture. Divide the quinoa and chickpea-egg mixture among 4 resealable containers. Top each with a quarter of the carrots and beets. Reserve the dressing (about 1/4 cup per serving) on the side until ready to serve. Rate this Recipe Share this Recipe How much did you enjoy this recipe? How much did you enjoy this recipe? Rate it from 1-5 to let us know! x Page 1 Copy 3 Created with Sketch. 1 Page 1 Copy 3 Created with Sketch. 2 Page 1 Copy 3 Created with Sketch. 3 Page 1 Copy 3 Created with Sketch. 4 Page 1 Copy 3 Created with Sketch. 5 Submit COMMENTS Submit * Required RESPONSES Carole March 04, 2022 Great choice for school or office lunches. It’s healthy, quick and could be prepared the night before, doesn’t wilt or spoil easily. Reply Page 1 Created with Sketch. 1 Reply [email protected] March 08, 2022 Thank you for the feedback Carole! We're glad to hear that you've enjoyed the recipe! Reply Page 1 Created with Sketch. Linda Best February 26, 2022 This sounds really good and I look forward to making it soon. However, the olive oil and lemon juice directions are a little off. The main recipe calls for 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided, but never says where or when to add the second tablespoon. The main recipe also says to add 1 tablespoon lemon juice but lemon juice is not in the main list of ingredients. The dressing recipe calls for 2 tablespoons lemon juice but the instruction say the remaining 2 tablespoons. I assume the intent is to have 1 tablespoon each of olive oil and lemon juice in the main recipe and 1 tablespoon olive oil and 2 tablespoons lemon juice in the dressing but it would be helpful to clarify. Thanks! Reply Page 1 Created with Sketch. 1 Reply [email protected] March 03, 2022 Hello Linda, Thank you for pointing this out. We will take another look at this recipe and update it! Reply Page 1 Created with Sketch.