Nectarine and Chickpea Couscous Salad With Honey Cumin Dressing

Total Time
35 mins
5 mins

An unusual salad that makes a nice warm weather lunch. Adapted from Cooking Light. 213 calories; 3.9 g fat; 38.8 g carbohydrate; 0 cholesterol. Serving size: 1 cup.

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  1. Add water to a medium saucepan; bring to a boil; gradually stir in couscous.
  2. Take pan off of stove burner, cover and let stand 5 minutes.
  3. Fluff with a fork; let cool.
  4. In a mixing bowl, add the lime juice and next 5 ingredients; whisk to blend.
  5. Add in couscous, chopped nectarines, spinach, onion, and chickpeas; toss mixture.
  6. Adjust seasoning with salt/pepper if desired.
  7. Serve on individual plates; garnish with nectarine slices.