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Crispy Chickpeas with Couscous & Feta

Crispy Chickpeas with Couscous & Feta

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These crispy chickpeas are an amazing snack and an easy addition to your weekly meal prep! I love incorporating them in a quick meal. This healthy and delicious dish comes together in 30 minutes or less.

Chickpeas are an amazing alternative to meat when you’re cutting back or keeping up with Meatless Mondays! They’re packed with nutrients and absolutely delicious.

My favorite thing about chickpeas is how versatile they are. Crisp them up in the oven or in a pan and season them with whatever you have in your pantry. You can morph these to any style of cuisine – in curries, salad, rice bowls – you name it! This version of crispy chickpeas is served over quinoa and topped with feta and dill, but you could easily use rice or couscous.

Crispy Chickpeas with Couscous & Feta

You’ll Need:

  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 can chickpeas, rinsed
  • 1 tsp garlic salt
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp cayenne pepper
  • sprinkle of feta cheese
  • handful of fresh dill


In a pot, add your quinoa and chicken broth. Bring to a boil, and let quinoa simmer with the lid on for 15 minutes.

While your quinoa is simmering, heat oil in a pan and add the chickpeas. Season with garlic salt, black pepper, and cayenne.

Let chickpeas saute for about 10 minutes or until they reach desired crispiness. Make you stir about once a minute to keep them cooking evenly.

Serve chickpeas over quinoa and top with fresh dill and feta.

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