Mediterranean Rice Bowl with Air-Fryer Chickpeas

These zesty vegetarian rice bowls are packed with yummy Mediterranean flavors for a healthy and satisfying dinner that’s easy to make.

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Mediterranean Rice Bowl with Air-Fryer Chickpeas

Cooking time
PREP TIME 15 mins
Cooking time
COOK TIME 15 mins
Ready in
TOTAL TIME 30 mins


  • 1 bag Success® Basmati Rice
  • 1 can (19 oz) chickpeas, drained, rinsed and patted dry
  • 3/4 cup Greek vinaigrette, divided
  • 4 cups kale, stemmed and thinly sliced
  • 1 cup cucumber, diced
  • 1 cup grape tomatoes, diced
  • 1/4 cup red onion, finely diced
  • 1/2 cup feta, crumbled


  • Step 1

    Prepare rice according to package directions.

    Step 2

    Toss chickpeas with 2 tbsp Greek vinaigrette.

    Step 3

    Preheat air fryer according to manufacturer’s instructions. Add chickpeas to air-fryer basket. Cook at 400°F for 12-15 mins., tossing halfway through the cook time or until chickpeas are deep golden brown and crispy.

    Step 4

    Divide rice among 4 bowls. Top with kale, cucumber, tomatoes, red onion. Drizzle with remaining vinaigrette and sprinkle with feta.

    Recipe Tip

    For variation, substitute Greek vinaigrette with balsamic vinaigrette and sprinkle with goat cheese.


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