Couscous & Chickpeas Salad

A healthy salad based on couscous and chickpeas is a diet-friendly idea for lunch or addition to dinner. Great for those who count calories and search for an unusual taste.

preparation: 5 minutes

making: 5 minutes

total: 10 minutes

servings: 4 portions

nutrition: 224 calories per serving

cuisine: Moroccan

Ingredients #

  • 100g couscous 
  • 200g of plum tomatoes, quartered
  • 30g pumpkin seeds
  • 50g raisins 
  • 50g baby leaf and herb salad 
  • 1 tin of Chickpeas in water, drained 
  • 2 tbsp of chilli-infused olive oil
  • 1 tsp of cajun seasoning 
  • 1 tsp of butter
  • salt, for taste
  • black pepper, for taste

Method #

Place couscous in a heatproof bowl. Add cajun and butter.

Pour boiling water (4 parts couscous per 5 parts of water), cover and leave for about 8 minutes. Stir well at the beginning and halfway through with a wooden spoon allowing everything to dissolve and combine.

Once done, leave to cool down. 

All ingredients for a Couscous & Chickpeas Salad

In a meantime prepare all ingredients for a salad.  

Once the couscous is cooled, place all salad ingredients into a mixing bowl, and stir gently.

All Couscous & Chickpeas Salad ingredients into a bowl

Pour olive oil, season with salt and pepper and your salad is ready!

Keep refrigerated until served.

Couscous & Chickpeas Salad with a glass of lemon water on a side