Chickpea and couscous salad
(serves 4-6) Camera Press
Prep time: 15 mins
Cooking time: 15 mins
Ingredients 2 tbsp oil 1 onion, thinly sliced 1 clove garlic, crushed 2 tsp cumin seeds 125g beef bacon 125g button mushrooms 430g tinned chickpeas, drained and rinsed 1 cup frozen peas 1 cup couscous 250ml chicken stock 4 tbsp chopped fresh parsley 10 cherry tomatoes, halved or 1 tomato, chopped 4 tbsp salad dressing of your choice 1 disc feta cheese, crumbled
Method 1. Heat oil in a pan and fry onion, garlic and cumin until onion is soft. Add beef bacon and fry until cooked. 2. Add mushrooms, chickpeas and peas and sauté for 5 minutes. 3. In another pan, prepare couscous according to package instructions, but using chicken stock. Combine chickpea mixture with couscous. 4. Add parsley, tomatoes and salad dressing. Top with crumbled feta cheese and serve.