Cooking Recipes: Couscous-Chickpea Salad with Ginger-Lime Dressing

Not too hard to make Couscous-Chickpea Salad with Ginger-Lime Dressing. Of cours, it doesn't take you a lot of time.

Let's see Couscous-Chickpea Salad recipe.

Couscous-Chickpea Salad recipe

Couscous-Chickpea Salad recipe

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Ingredients

DRESSING:

1/3 cup fresh lime juice

1 1/2 tablespoons extravirgin olive oil

2 teaspoons grated peeled fresh ginger

3/4 teaspoon ground cumin

1/2 teaspoon sugar

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

1 garlic clove, minced

SALAD:

2 cups water

1 1/2 cups uncooked couscous

1/2 cup raisins

1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric

1 cup chopped tomato

1 cup chopped peeled cucumber

1 cup (4 ounces) crumbled feta cheese

1/4 cup thinly sliced green onions

2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh mint

1 (15 1/2-ounce) can chickpeas (garbanzo beans), rinsed and drained

Preparation

To prepare dressing, combine first 8 ingredients, stirring with a whisk.

To prepare salad, bring 2 cups water to a boil in a medium saucepan, and gradually stir in couscous, raisins, and turmeric. Remove from heat; cover and let stand 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork. Place couscous mixture in a large bowl. Add tomato and remaining ingredients. Drizzle with dressing; stir well to coat. Cover and chill at least 1 hour.

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