Meatless Meals…. a new Dinner Rescue w/ Studio 5

AKA Chickpea Tikki Masala

You asked, and we are giving you delicious meals, that are meatless…. that could almost make themselves….. with very little time or effort, you can have delicious meals, your family will love.

Here’s the Chickpea Tikki Masala.

I like to serve mine with broccoli, rice or quinoa.

Chickpea Tikki Masala

2 cans chickpeas, rinsed and drained

3 carrots, diced

1 sweet onion, diced

2 celery stalks, diced

½ tsp. or to taste red pepper flakes

1 jalapeno, seeded and diced (optional)

1 tsp. Garam Masala or yellow curry

1 tsp. cinnamon

1 tsp. ginger

1 tsp. garlic powder

1 tsp. cumin

1 tsp. Kosher salt

12 oz. coconut milk

½ cup broth (Sam’s Vegan Protein broth is amazing)

14 oz. diced tomatoes (fire roasted adds more flavor)

Cilantro for garnish

Rice, quinoa for serving

Broccoli, green beans, or zucchini

In a large skillet over medium high heat, sauté the carrots, celery, onion and chickpeas. Once tender, add the seasonings, jalapeno, and heat through. This will release the flavors into the chickpeas. Cook for 2-3 minutes, stirring occasionally. Then add the coconut milk, broth, diced tomatoes, and bring to a simmer.

Simmer for 10-12 minutes, stirring occasionally and serve over rice. Garnish with cilantro, green onions, or sliced almonds.

Here’s some of my family favorites, on this website. Easy links for you to start incorporating “mealtess” meals to your menu.


Creamy Tomato Pesto Gnocchi

Baked Spaghetti

Broccoli Cheese Stuffed Potatoes (omit the bacon bits)

Pinto Bean Soup


Broccoli Alfredo Spaghetti Squash

Cajun Shrimp Gnocchi

Tomato Bisque Tortellini

Summer Roasted Veggie Pasta Salad

Cuban Black Beans

Broccoli Cheddar Chowder

Quinoa Porridge

Roasted Veggie Hummus Bowl

Sweet Potato Gnocchi w/ Greens

Sweet Corn Fritters

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