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Pumpkin, Couscous & Chickpeas Salad

Pumpkin, Couscous & Chickpeas Salad. A filling, delicious, quick to make salad which is also perfect as a meal in itself.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Salad
Cuisine Mediterranean
Servings 3 helping


  • 1.5 cups butternut squash Pumpkin / Roasted
  • 1 cup couscous
  • 1/4 cup rocket leaves
  • 1.5 cups chickpeas boiled
  • 1/4 cup walnuts toasted

For the dressing

  • 2 tbsps Olive oil
  • 1 tsp sumac
  • to taste Salt
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp lemon juice


  • Cook couscous as per the instructions in the packet. Typically it is pouring hot water over couscous and letting it stand for 5-6 minutes and then fluff it gently with a fork.
  • Blend all the dressing ingredients in till they are somewhat emulsified, use an old empty jam bottle for the same for easier and faster result
  • Mix all the salad ingredients, pour dressing and mix gently.
  • Serve as a meal or along with a glass of crisp white wine as a healthy accompaniment


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