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Couscous, Chickpeas & Pomegranate Salad


Recipe Info

  • Servings : 6
  • Prep Time : 15m
  • Ready In : 15m

Inspired by Christmas colours, this is a perfect side dish for your meal.


  • 11⁄2 cups couscous
  • 3 cups water
  • 3⁄4 cup almond flakes
  • 21⁄2 cups chickpeas
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 4 tsp sherry wine vinegar
  • 2 tsp lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp lemon zest
  • 2 cups pomegranate arils (seeds)
  • Parsley, freshly chopped for garnish


Step 1

Place the couscous in a large mixing bowl. Add the olive oil, vinegar, and lemon juice and stir.

Step 2

Pour boiling water over the couscous until just covered. Cover the bowl and let sit for 8 minutes.

Step 3

Use a fork to fluff the couscous. If the couscous is too dry or too hard, add more water, cover, then let sit for another few minutes.

Step 4

Add 2 drops of wine vinegar, chickpeas, pomegranate seeds and lemon zest. Sea- son with salt and pepper and garnish with parsley.

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