Couscous & Chickpea Salad
If you're looking for a healthy and flavourful side dish or light lunch, this couscous salad recipe is a must-try.
Packed with protein and fibre from the chickpeas and loaded with fresh veggies and herbs, this salad is a delicious and satisfying way to fuel your body. Plus, it's easy to customize with your favourite vegetables and herbs, making it a versatile addition to any meal plan.
- 1 cup dry couscous
- 1 can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
- 1 red bell pepper, diced
- 1 cucumber, diced
- 1 small red onion, diced
- 1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley
- 1/4 cup chopped fresh mint
- 1/4 cup lemon juice
- 1/4 cup olive oil
- 1 teaspoon honey
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Cook couscous according to package instructions and let cool.
- In a large bowl, combine cooked couscous, chickpeas, red bell pepper, cucumber, red onion, parsley, and mint.
- In a separate small bowl, whisk together lemon juice, olive oil, honey, salt, and pepper.
- Pour dressing over couscous mixture and toss to combine.
- Serve chilled in your coconut bowl and enjoy!
This couscous salad can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to three days, making it a great option for meal prep or a make-ahead side dish for a dinner party. Feel free to add in other veggies or herbs you have on hand to make it your own!