Garnish this Greek poke bowl with parsley, red onion and lemon slices

Chickpeas, feta cheese and pepper relish make for one exciting combination

Published January 11, 2020 4:30PM (EST)

Greek Poke Bowl (Skyhorse Publishing)
Greek Poke Bowl (Skyhorse Publishing)

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Chickpeas, feta cheese, and ajvar pepper relish make an exciting combination! Try it also with other legume combinations.
Recipe: Greek Poke Bowl
685 Calories/Serves 2
  • 1 can (14 ounces or 400 g) chickpeas
  • Juice from 1/2lemon
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons chopped parsley
  • 1/2red onion, finely chopped
  • 1/2red bell pepper, finely chopped
  • Salt
  • Black pepper
  • 2 1/4 ounces (65 g) mixed lettuce
  • 5 1/4 ounces (150 g) feta cheese
  • 3 1/2ounces (100 g) grilled bell peppers — from a jar
  • 6 cherry tomatoes
  • 6 black olives
  • Sprigs of parsley, for garnish
  • Lemon slices, for garnish
  • Slivers of red onion, optional
  • 3 1/3 fluid ounces (1 dl) ajvar relish

1. Rinse the chickpeas in cold water. Drain them well and put them in a bowl. Mix in lemon juice, olive oil, parsley, red onion, and bell pepper, and season with salt and black pepper.

2. Cover the bottom of two deep bowls with lettuce leaves, and place the chickpea salad on top. Crumble the feta cheese on top and place this and the grilled red pepper in the bowl next to the salad.

3. Cut the tomatoes into pieces and place them and the olives along the bowl’s edge. Garnish with parsley, lemon slices, and the optional red onion slivers. Serve with ajvar relish.

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