Curried Couscous with Chickpeas Recipe

Looking for an easy Curried Couscous With Chickpeas recipe? Learn how to make Curried Couscous With Chickpeas using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by lelsia

Makes 3 servings



This makes a great lunch or snack and is low-fat. Great for bringing to work or school and can be eaten hot or cold.

Recipe Ingredients for Curried Couscous With Chickpeas

1 tablespoon olive oil
1 medium onion, chopped
1/2 red sweet bell pepper, chopped
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 cup diced tomatoes with juice
1 cup canned chick-peas (rinsed and drained)
1 cup frozen peas
1 cup frozen corn
1 teaspoon curry powder
1/2 teaspoon cumin
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1 dash red pepper flakes (optional)
1 cup chicken broth or beef broth or vegetable broth
1 cup couscous (uncooked)

Recipe Directions for Curried Couscous With Chickpeas

  1. In a large pot, cook onion, red pepper and garlic in the olive oil over medium low heat until soft, about 7 minutes.

  2. Add tomatoes, chickpeas, peas, corn and spices and continue to cook, stirring occasionally for 5 minutes.

  3. Add broth, increase heat and bring to a boil. Stir in couscous, cover, remove from heat and let sit for 6 minutes.

  4. Fluff with a fork and serve immediately or pack for tomorrow's lunch!

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 423.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
634
Calories from Fat
94
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
10.4g
16%
Saturated Fat
1.3g
7%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
522mg
22%
Potassium
1186mg
34%
Total Carbohydrates
110.9g
37%
Dietary Fiber
20.6g
82%
Sugars
15.0g
Protein
27.5g
Vitamin A 47% Vitamin C 97%
Calcium 13% Iron 38%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in manganese
  • High in vitamin C
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