Discover the flavors of the Mediterranean with our delicious Chickpea Couscous recipe. Packed with wholesome ingredients and vibrant spices, this dish is a perfect blend of taste and nutrition.
Mediterranean Chickpea Couscous
- 1 cup couscous
- 1 can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
- 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
- 1 cucumber, diced
- 1/2 cup Kalamata olives, sliced
- 1/4 cup red onion, finely chopped
- 1/4 cup feta cheese, crumbled
- 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
- 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
- 1 teaspoon dried oregano
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Prepare the couscous according to package instructions.
- In a large mixing bowl, combine the cooked couscous, chickpeas, cherry tomatoes, cucumber, Kalamata olives, red onion, and feta cheese.
- In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, balsamic vinegar, dried oregano, salt, and pepper.
- Pour the dressing over the couscous mixture and toss until everything is well coated.
- Chill in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes before serving to allow the flavors to meld.
- Serve chilled and enjoy the taste of the Mediterranean!
Prep Time: 15 minutes | Cook Time: 10 minutes | Total Time: 25 minutes
Yield: 4 servings
Nutritional Information (per serving): Calories: 350, Fat: 12g, Carbohydrates: 50g, Protein: 12g