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Mediterranean Rice

Healthy Mediterranean Rice Recipe using bell peppers, onions, chickpeas, and tomatoes. Fresh and delicious 30-minute meal, vegan and vegetarian.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mediterranean
Keyword canned chickpeas, precooked white rice
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 471kcal
Author Courtney


  • 1-2 Tablespoons Olive Oil
  • 1/2 red bell pepper chopped
  • 1/2 green bell pepper chopped
  • 1/2 yellow pepper chopped
  • 1 medium onion chopped
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 2-3 cups jasmine or basmati rice cooked
  • 1 teaspoon tomato paste
  • 1 cup chickpeas
  • salt to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 small tomato chopped
  • parsley garnish


  • In a large skillet saute the peppers, onions, and garlic with olive oil.
  • Once tender add in the rice, tomato paste, and chickpeas.
  • Mix all together and add paprika, salt to taste.
  • Top with fresh chopped tomatoes and garnish with parsley.


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Calories: 471kcal | Carbohydrates: 93g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 5g | Sodium: 24mg | Potassium: 474mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 1420IU | Vitamin C: 84.6mg | Calcium: 55mg | Iron: 2.4mg