Healthy Recipes

Mediterranean Meze Breakfast Bowl

Keep it fresh with this veggie-packed breakfast.

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Mediterranean Meze Breakfast Bowl
Moya Mcallister
Calories 471
Protein 14g
Fat 29g
Carbs 42g
Fiber 10g
Sodium 910mg
Moya Mcallister

Hummus and chopped salad are common breakfast items in the Middle East, offering a mix of fresh vegetables, healthy fats, fiber, and protein. 

Mediterranean Meze Breakfast Bowl Servings: 1 Bowl
You'll need
  • 1 english cucumber, finely chopped
  • 2 plum tomatoes, finely chopped
  • 1 yellow or red bell pepper, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp juice of 1 lemon
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ⅛ tsp black pepper
  • ½ cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 2 (8inch) whole-wheat pitas, sliced into quarters
  • 1 (15oz) can low-sodium chickpeas
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 3 tbsp tahini
  • 3 tbsp juice of 1 lemon
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp ground black pepper
  • ¼ cup olive oil

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Directions 
1. To make chopped salad, combine all ingredients except feta cheese and pita in a medium bowl.
2. To make hummus, place chickpeas, garlic, tahini, lemon juice, salt, and black pepper in a blender and blend until smooth. With machine running, gradually add olive oil and blend until well incorporated.
3. To assemble meze bowl, place ¾ cup of chopped salad and ¼ cup of hummus side by side in each bowl. Top with 2 tbsp feta cheese and serve with 2 pita wedges.
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