Chickpea couscous salad

Chickpea couscous salad

By Kira

This is incredibly simple delicious salad and can be prepared in no time.

Prep time: 5~10 mins
Cook time: 5 mins
Total time: 10~15 mins
Yield: 2 portions

Couscous90 g
Vegetable stock120 ml
Extra virgin olive oil1 tbsp
Lemon juice1/2 tbsp
Ground Coriander1/2 tsp
Ground Cumin1/2 tsp
Garlic – minced1 clove
Mint leaves or flat-leaf parsley – finely chopped1 tbsp
Cooked Chickpeas100 g
Red pepper – diced1/2
Salad plum tomatoes8~10
Roasted almond nuts8~10
Salt1/4 tsp

– Place the couscous in a saucepan.
– Pour the boiling stock over couscous.
– Cover the saucepan to seal in the steam and leave it for about 5 minutes.
– Take a jar with lid. Place the oil, lemon juice, ground coriander, ground cumin, garlic, salt in the jar, put the lid on and give it a good shake.
– Use a fork to fluff up the couscous.
– Add the chickpeas, red pepper, salad plum tomatoes, almonds, mint/parsley leaves to the couscous.
– Add the dressing to the couscous and give everything a good mix.

Enjoy the salad warm or cold.


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