Vegan Bento Box

Vegan Bento Box
  • 1 servings
  • 15 minutes to prepare
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  • 1tsp olive oil
  • Handful of chickpeas
  • 1 unwaxed lime, zest and juice
  • 1tsp chilli flakes
  • 1/2 tsp ground coriander
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • Pitta bread cut in half
  • Handful of watercress
  • Cucumber cut into sticks
  • 1 carrot cut into sticks
  • Handful of olives
  • Spoonful of Tzatziki
  • Spoonful of peri peri houmous
  • Spoonful of peanut butter
  • 1 apple, sliced
  • Tzatziki:
  • 1/2 large cucumber, unpeeled and grated
  • 150g plain, full-fat coconut yoghurt
  • 2 large garlic cloves, finely minced
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp white wine vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp minced fresh dill
  • Peri Peri Houmous:
  • 400g canned chickpeas, drained
  • 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 2-3 tbsp peri peri sauce
  • 2 tbsp tahini
  • 1 lemon, juice only
  • 1 small garlic clove
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • Pepper, to taste
  • 1/2 tsp peri peri seasoning



  1. Heat the olive oil in a pan and add the chickpeas along with the lime zest and juice, chilli flakes, ground coriander and paprika and cook for 5-7 minutes until the chickpeas are nicely golden and allow to cool.
  2. Add watercress and chickpeas to each half of the pitta bread and place in the box.
  3. Add the cucumber, carrot and olives to the box along with a little pot of Tzatziki and peri peri houmous.
  4. Finally add the sliced apple and a pot of peanut butter.

Tzatziki Method:

  1. Mix all the ingredients together.

Peri Peri Houmous Method:

  1. Place all ingredients in a blender and blend until you have a nice texture.
  2. If you prefer it to have some bigger pieces in don’t blend as much but if you prefer it to be smooth blend well and add a little water if it feels a little thick.