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Chickpea-Powered Mediterranean Couscous

Chickpea-Powered Mediterranean Couscous

with Zucchini and Heirloom Grape Tomatoes

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You haven’t tasted chickpeas until you’ve tried them roasted. Trust us, the delicious crunch is absolutely worth the time they spend in a hot oven. In this recipe, they’re tossed with bubbly Israeli couscous, roasted veggies, and smoked paprika for a mishmash of savory Mediterranean flavors. You likely won’t have leftovers, but if you do, they’ll taste even better the next day.

Tags:Veggie
Allergens:WheatMilk

Produced in a facility that processes milk, eggs, fish, shellfish, tree nuts, peanuts, wheat, and soybean.

Preparation Time30 minutes
Cooking difficultyLevel 1
Ingredients
serving amount
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serving amount

1 unit

Zucchini

4 ounce

Heirloom Grape Tomatoes

¼ ounce

Thyme

2 clove

Garlic

13.4 ounce

Chickpeas

1 teaspoon

Smoked Paprika

¾ cup

Israeli Couscous

(ContainsWheat)

1 unit

Vegetable Stock Concentrate

½ cup

Feta Cheese

(ContainsMilk)

1 unit

Lemon

Not included in your delivery

4 teaspoon

Olive Oil

1 tablespoon

Butter

(ContainsMilk)

Salt

Pepper

Nutrition Values/ per serving
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/ per serving
Energy (kJ)2510 kJ
Calories600 kcal
Fat25 g
Saturated Fat9 g
Carbohydrate74 g
Sugar7 g
Dietary Fiber13 g
Protein20 g
Cholesterol40 mg
Sodium600 mg
Due to the different suppliers we purchase our products from, nutritional facts per meal can vary from the website to what is received in the delivered box, depending on your region.
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Baking Sheet
Strainer
Medium Pot
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Prep
Prep
1

Adjust racks to middle and top positions and preheat oven to 425 degrees. Wash and dry all produce. Trim zucchini, then dice into ½-inch pieces. Halve tomatoes. Strip thyme leaves from stems; discard stems. Mince garlic. Halve lemon.

Roast Veggies
Roast Veggies
2

Toss zucchini, tomatoes, and half the thyme on a baking sheet with a large drizzle of olive oil. Season with salt and pepper. Roast on middle rack, tossing halfway through, until tender, about 20 minutes.

Roast Chickpeas
Roast Chickpeas
3

Meanwhile, drain and rinse chickpeas. Pat as dry as possible with paper towels. On a separate baking sheet, toss half the chickpeas (all the chickpeas for 4 servings), paprika, a large drizzle of olive oil, and a pinch of salt and pepper. Roast on top rack, tossing halfway through, until crisp, about 20 minutes. TIP: It’s natural for the chickpeas to pop a bit.

Toast Couscous
Toast Couscous
4

Heat 1 TBSP butter (2 TBSP for 4 servings) and garlic in a medium pot over medium-high heat. Once butter is melted and garlic is fragrant, add couscous and remaining thyme; stir to coat. Season with salt and pepper. Cook, stirring, until couscous is lightly toasted, 2-3 minutes.

Cook Couscous
Cook Couscous
5

Stir stock concentrate and 1½ cups water (3 cups for 4 servings) into pot with couscous. Bring to a boil, then lower heat and reduce to a simmer. Cook until couscous is al dente, 8-10 minutes. Drain any excess water, if necessary.

Finish and Serve
Finish and Serve
6

Add half the veggies, half the feta, and a squeeze of lemon juice to pot with couscous; stir to combine. Season with salt and pepper. Divide between plates, then top with roasted chickpeas and remaining veggies and feta.