• Cooking Time: 20
  • Servings: 10
  • Preparation Time: 20


  • 4 cups brown rice, cooked
  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1/2 cup chickpeas
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon tomato paste
  • 5 +1 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 small tomato diced
  • Paprika for sprinkling garnish
  • Salt to taste


  • In a frying pan, add the 5 tbs oil, garlic, and onions.
  • In another pan, add the 1 tbs oil, peppers.
  • Once the onions and garlic and slightly caramelized, add in the chickpeas.
  • Mix the rice with the tomato paste, then add the peppers mixture, onion mixture, and diced tomato.
  • Take ice cream scoop and shape into rice balls.
  • Salt to taste -
  • Sprinkle with Paprika for added color.


My family loves to cook with fresh vegetables. I adapted this from a misc amount of our family favorites. :)

Categories: Mediterranean  Sabra  Side Dish 

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