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Chickpea and couscous salad

6
5
5
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
15 min
Prep
10 min
Cook
5 min
Serves
8
Difficulty
Moderate
If you like easy, filling and colourful meals, look no further than this chickpea, orange and couscous salad.

Ingredients

Vegetable stock

1½ cup(s), (375ml)

Curry powder

2 tsp

Dry couscous

1½ cup(s), (300g)

Sunflower oil

1 tbs, (or canola oil)

Chickpeas, canned, rinsed, drained

1 can(s), (1 x 400g)

Red capsicum

1 medium, chopped

Green shallot(s)

2 individual, thinly sliced

Fresh flat-leaf parsley

¼ cup(s), chopped

Freshly squeezed orange juice

½ cup(s), (125ml)

Orange rind

1 tsp, finely grated

Instructions

  1. Bring stock and curry powder to the boil in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Place couscous in a large heatproof bowl. Add hot stock mixture and oil. Stir, cover and set aside for 3–5 minutes or until liquid has absorbed. Scrape with a fork to separate the grains.
  2. Add chickpeas, capsicum, shallots, parsley, zest and juice to couscous. Toss gently to combine. Serve.