Weeknight Dinners

Mediterranean Hummus Bowls

4 servings


25 minutes

total time


1/2 lb. ground beef ($2.65)

1/2 tsp dried oregano ($0.05)

1/2 tsp cumin ($0.05)

1/4 tsp garlic powder ($0.02)

1/4 tsp salt ($0.02)

4 cups cooked rice ($0.70)

1 cup hummus* ($1.48)

1 pint grape tomatoes ($1.89)

1/2 English cucumber ($0.75)

1/4 red onion ($0.07)

1 cup kalamata olives ($0.90)

2 oz. crumbled feta ($1.10)

handful fresh parsley, chopped ($0.25)


Add the ground beef to a skillet, along with the oregano, cumin, garlic powder, and salt. Cook and stir the beef over medium heat until fully browned and evenly combined with the spices.

To build the bowls, add 1 cup rice and 1/4 cup hummus to each bowl. Divide the remaining ingredients among the four bowls, or in any amount that you desire. Enjoy immediately or refrigerate until ready to eat.


Really verstile, try:

SAUCES: yogurt, zhug, toum, baba ganoush, tzatziki, oil and vinegar, lemon

VEGETABLES: roasted carrots, broccoli, cauliflower, eggplant, squash, zucchini, cabbage slaw, pickled onions, red peppers, tomato and cucumber salad, kalamata olives, artichokes, sundried tomatoes, salad greens, tabbouleh, israeli pickles

PROTEIN: hummus, air fryer chickpeas, lentils, feta, halloumi, chicken, ground lamb, ground beef, falafel

TOPPINGS: pine nuts, chopped parsley

GRAINS: farro, couscous, quinoa, pita


Serving Size



644.3 kcal

Total Fat

31.88 g

Saturated Fat


Unsaturated Fat


Trans Fat





1790.08 mg

Total Carbohydrate

64 g

Dietary Fiber

7.3 g

Total Sugars



20.93 g

4 servings


25 minutes

total time
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