Couscous With Mushrooms & Chickpeas

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 10 mins

something different Aust Weight Watchers 4pts.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place the couscous in a medium microwave-proof bowl and pour over the stock.
  2. Leave to stand 2 minutes then fluff up with a fork.
  3. Heat a non-stick pan with cooking spray and pour in the oil.
  4. Add the onion and cook until soft.
  5. Add the cumin seeds and cook for another minute.
  6. Add the mushrooms and cook while stirring.
  7. Drain and rinse the chickpeas (if using canned) and combine with the couscous.
  8. Heat the mixture in the microwave.
  9. Stir through the mushroom mixture and parsley.
  10. Serve.


Most Helpful

This recipe is extremely bland. I like that it helped me clean out my fridge a little though. It also makes quite a bit. However, I'm a little worried most of it will just go to waste. blah.

revs000 March 16, 2013

I scaled this back to to 2 serves for the DM and myself but in honesty as a side I think a one serve would have adequate for us. I did have a slight comedy of dramas, went to get my chickpeas to find none only to find a certain male who will remain nameless had thrown them out after accidently opening them but did not cross off the pantry list or let me know, I also used spring onion/scallion for the onion, which I cooked with the cumin and then added the mushrooms with a little extra oil. Then when I went to add the chopped parsley found out the DM had thrown out in her helping stage. Well the DM and I enjoyed it with recipe #312374 but will make in the future again with a saucy lamb shank recipe. Thank you Sonya01, made for Recipe Swap32 September 09.

I'mPat September 04, 2009

Although this had good flavour, we found it a tad dry. Possibly that's the way it should be? Maybe a few more mushrooms would moisten it a bit. :)

Lori Mama June 11, 2009

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