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Greek Mezze bowl

Greek Meze Power Bowl

Greek power bowl packed with flavor and nutrient-dense ingredients.

Course Main Course
Cuisine Greek
Keyword greek meze bowl, greek power bowl, greek recipe, greek salad, meze
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 881 kcal
Author Rena

Ingredients

  • 2 Cups Cooked Bulgur or quinoa
  • 2-3 Cup Baby Spinach
  • Tbsp Olive Oil Divided
  • 1 Tbsp Red Wine Vinegar
  • 10 oz Halloumi Cheese sliced
  • 2 Pita Bread cut into triangles
  • 4 Pickled Artichokes Cut into halves
  • Pitted Kalamata Olives
  • ½ English Cucumber Seeded and diced
  • 1 ½ Cup Cherry Tomatoes halved
  • 1 Small Red Onion sliced
  • 2 Tbsp Red Wine Vinegar
  • A handful of fresh mint, picked

Homemade hummus:

  • 14 oz Chickpeas or garbanzo beans (1 can ) rinsed and drained
  • 1 Tbsp Lemon Juice
  • 1 Tbsp Tahini
  • 1 Tsp Paprika
  • Salt and fresh ground pepper, to taste

Instructions

  1. Place all hummus ingredients in a blender or food processor and blitz until smooth. Refrigerate until ready to use.

  2. Heat 1/2 tablespoon of oil in a skillet or non-stick pan over medium-high heat. Add in Halloumi cheese and fry until golden on both sides, about 3-4 minutes.

  3. In a salad bowl add baby spinach together with olives, tomatoes, cucumbers, onions, mint, 1 tablespoon olive oil, vinegar, salt, and pepper. Toss well to combine.

  4. Divide the salad between 4 bowls, add in cooked bulgur, top with a spoonful of hummus, Halloumi, artichoke and pita triangles.

  5. Sprinkle fresh ground pepper and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Nutritional facts:

Please keep in mind that the nutritional information is calculated using a nutrition facts calculator. It is a rough estimate and can vary greatly based on products used.

Bulgur:

Try finding whole-grain bulgur. You can also switch the bulgur with quinoa which cuts down the calories by 200 almost. It ends up being 681 calories per bowl.

Halloumi:

Watching your calories? you can also remove the halloumi. 

Nutrition Facts
Greek Meze Power Bowl
Amount Per Serving
Calories 881 Calories from Fat 324
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 36g 55%
Saturated Fat 14g 70%
Sodium 1483mg 62%
Potassium 881mg 25%
Total Carbohydrates 109g 36%
Dietary Fiber 24g 96%
Sugars 5g
Protein 37g 74%
Vitamin A 48.9%
Vitamin C 37%
Calcium 84.7%
Iron 30.3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.