Couscous with edamame and chickpeas

Couscous with edamame and chickpeas

Total: 1 hr | Active: 35 Min.
Nutritional value / people: 671 kcal
, Fat: 40 g
, Carbohydrate: 56 g
, Protein: 21 g

Couscous is so simple and versatile. It can be used any time, just like pasta. In this recipe, I've greened it up a touch with avocado, lime and edamame along with a little feta and some crispy, spicy chickpeas. A wonderfully healthy and satisfying dish for any day of the week.


4 people


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200g chickpeas tinned, rinsed, drained
2tbsp olive oil
2tsp ras el hanout
2tsp ground cumin
½tsp salt


230g couscous
1tbsp butter
4dl water, boiling
1 avocado, cut into pieces
100g edamame
½bunch coriander, finely chopped
1 organic lime, use grated zest and juice
4tbsp olive oil
1tsp salt
150g feta, crumbled
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How it's done


In a bowl, mix the chickpeas with oil, spices and salt. Spread on a baking tray lined with baking paper.

Bake for approx. 25 mins. in the centre of an oven preheated to 200°C.

Remove from the oven, leave to cool.


Place the couscous in a bowl, pour boiling water over the top, cover and leave to absorb for approx. 10 mins. Separate the couscous with a fork, leave to cool. Add the avocado, edamame, coriander, lime zest, lime juice and oil, season with salt, mix. Plate up the couscous, top with the chickpeas and feta.

Good to know
Tip: Combine the Greek yoghurt with a little olive oil, lemon zest, lemon juice, sumac, salt and pepper, serve with the couscous.

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