Couscous with Chickpeas and Broccoli – Recipe

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Mar 27

Couscous with Chickpeas and Broccoli – Recipe

Couscous is a traditional North African dish, often found in middle eastern cuisine. Over time couscous has become available and popular in Europe, renowned as a whole grain carbohydrate, with the added benefit of being a protein source, packed with B vitamins and dietary fiber. Here is one of our favorite couscous recipes, served with chickpeas and broccoli, making it a complete meal, providing all the carbohydrate, protein and vitamins you need to thrive!











Ingredients for 4 people:

  • 220 grams of chickpeas (soaked overnight)
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 Tsp Garam Masala
  • 1 Tsp Italian herbs
  • 110 grams of sweet peas
  • 110 grams of corn
  • 100 grams of broccoli
  • 2 carrots
  • ¼ of a lemon (juice)
  • 215 grams of couscous
  • 50 grams of raisins
  • 270 millilitres of water

How to make:

  • Cook the chickpeas for 1,5 hours in the water, lemon juice and salt in a big cooking pot.
  • Blanch the vegetables in boiling lightly salted water, do not cook them.
  • Drain the water and keep the vegetables and water separately to one side.
  • Use the water to boil the couscous and raisins for approximately 5 minutes.
  • Add the chickpeas, vegetables, Garam Masala and Italian herbs to the couscous and raisins.
  • Stir well and serve


We suggest serving with a salad of tomatoes, cucumber and celery. Dressed with olive oil, apple cider vinegar and salt.

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