Mediterranean Spiced Chickpea Bowls

BY Ceres Organics

vegan   

Ready in 45 minutes | Serves 3-4


Ingredients

SPICED CHICKPEAS

1 cup Organic Couscous, Spelt Wholemeal (or quinoa for a gluten free option)

1 tablespoon Organic Olive Oil, Extra Virgin Cold-Pressed

¼ shallot, finely chopped

1 garlic clove, minced

pinch of Organic Cayenne Pepper

pinch of Organic Ginger Powder

1 teaspoon Organic Ground Turmeric

1 can Organic Chickpeas / Garbanzo Beans

2 cans Organic Tomatoes, Chopped

TO SERVE

cucumber, roughly chopped

fresh coriander

toasted pita wedges

Method

First prep your couscous by placing a half cup in a bowl and covering with boiling water. Once the water is fully absorbed, fluff with a fork and place in the fridge while you prep the rest of this dish.

Heat the olive oil in a large pan over medium heat. Add the shallot and saute until soft. Now add the garlic, spices, salt, chickpeas and tomatoes; simmer for around 20 minutes.

To serve, divide your couscous between bowls, the add your spiced chickpea mix, cucumber and coriander. Serve with toasted pita crisps.