Moroccan Couscous and Chickpea Salad

Vegetarian
Vegan
Dairy Free
Health score
56%
Moroccan Couscous and Chickpea Salad
45 min.
6
487kcal

Ingredients

  • teaspoon pepper black
  • 15 ounce garbanzo beans rinsed canned (garbanzo beans)
  • 0.3 teaspoon ground pepper 
  • 0.3 teaspoon cinnamon 
  • 1.5 cups couscous 
  •  spring onion chopped
  • 0.3 teaspoon ground ginger 
  • 0.3 teaspoon nutmeg 
  •  optional: lemon 
  • servings olive oil 
  • cup parsley chopped
  • cup pistachios unsalted shelled
  • small bell pepper diced red
  • small bell pepper diced red
  • servings salt to taste
  • 0.5 teaspoon turmeric 
  • 1.5 cups vegetable stock 

Equipment

  • bowl

Directions

  1. Heat broth and a teaspoon of salt and bring to a boil.
  2. Place couscous in a bowl and add broth. Cover bowl to let couscous absorb liquid.After 5 minutes, remove cover and fluff couscous with a fork.In a large bowl, add the chickpeas, pistachios, red peppers, green onions and parsley and mix well.
  3. Add the zest and juice of the lemon and mix again.
  4. Add the spice mixture over the couscous and mix well. Taste, and add salt if needed.
  5. Let the salad marinate for an hour or so before serving.

Nutrition Facts

Calories487kcal
Protein11.25%
Fat45.42%
Carbs43.33%

Properties

Glycemic Index
77.64
Glycemic Load
24.8
Inflammation Score
-10
Nutrition Score
24.584782608696%

Flavonoids

Cyanidin
1.5mg
Catechin
0.73mg
Epigallocatechin
0.42mg
Epicatechin
0.17mg
Epigallocatechin 3-gallate
0.08mg
Eriodictyol
3.84mg
Hesperetin
5.02mg
Naringenin
0.1mg
Apigenin
21.56mg
Luteolin
0.62mg
Kaempferol
0.24mg
Myricetin
1.57mg
Quercetin
1.23mg

Nutrients percent of daily need

Calories:486.66kcal
24.33%
Fat:25.26g
38.86%
Saturated Fat:3.34g
20.87%
Carbohydrates:54.22g
18.07%
Net Carbohydrates:45.1g
16.4%
Sugar:3.83g
4.25%
Cholesterol:0mg
0%
Sodium:638.74mg
27.77%
Protein:14.08g
28.17%
Vitamin K:186.72µg
177.83%
Vitamin C:56.87mg
68.94%
Manganese:1.32mg
66.21%
Vitamin B6:0.84mg
41.85%
Vitamin A:1936.19IU
38.72%
Fiber:9.12g
36.46%
Copper:0.52mg
26%
Phosphorus:249.58mg
24.96%
Vitamin B1:0.31mg
20.35%
Vitamin E:3.05mg
20.32%
Magnesium:74.98mg
18.74%
Iron:3.28mg
18.22%
Folate:69.48µg
17.37%
Potassium:545.07mg
15.57%
Vitamin B3:2.32mg
11.6%
Vitamin B5:1.02mg
10.18%
Zinc:1.52mg
10.15%
Calcium:84.49mg
8.45%
Vitamin B2:0.12mg
6.96%
Selenium:3.08µg
4.4%
Source:Foodista