Vegan Plant Powered Buddha Bowl Recipe

This plant powered bowl is filled with falafel and tasty veg, a bowl of goodness that is perfect for lunch.  Top with a helping of Alpro Plain Unsweetened Big Pot mixed with a little harissa, and sprinkle with chickpeas to serve.

Plant Powered ‘Winter’ Bowl

Serves 2


1 tin of chickpeas
1 tsp cumin
½ tsp garlic granules
2 tsp olive oil
Salt and pepper
1 pouch of steamed brown rice
6 falafels
1 avocado, peeled and sliced
1 roasted pepper, from a jar, cut into strips
½ red onion, finely sliced
2 handfuls of rocket
A handful of green or black olives
10 baby carrots peeled
2 heaped tbsp plain vegan yogurt, e.g. Alpro Plain Unsweetened Big Pot
1 tsp harissa paste
2 wedges of lemon


1. Preheat the oven to 180C.

2. Drain the chickpeas and pat dry with kitchen towel.  Place in a bowl and add the cumin, garlic granules, olive oil and season generously with salt and pepper.  Toss to coat in the spices and roast in the oven on a flat baking tray for 20 minutes or until slightly crispy.

3. Cook the rice and falafel as per the packet instructions, then share between 2 bowls.

4. Top the bowls with the avocado, red pepper, red onion, rocket, olives and baby carrots.

5. Spoon the yogurt into the middle and top each bowl with a little of the harissa, marbling this into the dressing.

6. Sprinkle over the chickpeas, add a lemon wedge, and serve.

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Recipe c/o Alpro

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