Plant Powered ‘Winter’ Bowl

Alpro have created six new delicious plant-based recipes in honour of Plant Power Day, which is a national day on 7th March 2019 encouraging everyone to add more plants to their plates for a day to see the benefits it can help for ourselves and the environment.

This Plant Powered ‘Winter’ 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.

Serves 2


  • 1 400g cooked chickpeas
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • ½ tsp garlic granules
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • Salt and pepper
  • 2 handfuls of rocket
  • 250g  cooked brown rice
  • 6 falafels
  • 1 roasted pepper, from a jar, cut into strips
  • 1 avocado, peeled and sliced
  • ½ red onion, finely sliced
  • 10 baby carrots peeled
  • A handful of green or black olives
  • 2 heaped tbsp Alpro Plain Unsweetened Big Pot
  • 1 tsp harissa paste
  • 2 wedges of lemon


  1. Preheat the oven to 180C/350F/Gas 4.
  2. Drain the chickpeas and pat dry with kitchen towel. Place in a bowl and add in 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 as per the packet instructions, spoon into 2 bowls.
  4. Top the bowls with the falafel, sliced avocado, sliced red pepper, sliced red onion, rocket, olives and baby carrots.
  5. Spoon the Alpro Plain Unsweetened Big Pot into the middle and top each bowl with a little of the harissa marbling this into the dressing.
  6. Sprinkle over the chickpeas and serve.

Recipe and Images Courtesy of Alpro