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Mediterranean Plant-Based Bowl


  • Frozen broccoli
  • Canned chickpeas (or canned beans)
  • Brown rice or Basmati rice
  • Fresh garlic
  • Dry basil
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • Sea salt


  • Sauté the frozen broccoli first on the pan with a tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil and a pinch of sea salt, half teaspoon of dry basil, and a clove of fresh garlic. Remove the fresh garlic when it starts to become golden in color.
  • Boil brown rice or brown pasta on a different pan.
  • Rinse chickpeas and add them into the pan with the broccoli and mix it all together until the broccoli becomes soft and almost creamy.
  • When the pasta or rice is cooked, add it to the pan with broccoli and chickpeas. Mix it all together and add some black pepper.
  • Serve the dish hot on a plate or in a bowl.