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Chickpea and Cous Cous Salad

Chickpea and Cous Cous Salad
  1. 1 15 oz can organic chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  2. 2 cups whole wheat organic couscous
  3. 1 pint cherry tomatos, sliced in half
  4. 1 large bunch of parsley, tough stems removed and finely chopped
  5. 1 small red onion, diced
  6. For the Mustard-Tahini Dressing
  7. 1/2 cup organic tahini paste
  8. 3/4 cup water (more if needed)
  9. juice from 1 lemon
  10. 1-2 tbs dijon style mustard (if you are sensitive to mustard start with less and add more as needed)
  11. 1 garlic clove, minced
  12. Salt and pepper to taste
  1. Cook couscous.
  2. While couscous is cooking prepare the dressing. With an emersion blender or regular blender combine all the ingredients for the dressing. Taste test and add anything that may be missing.
  3. In a large bowl combine the couscous with the chickpeas, tomatoes, onion and parsley.
  4. Scoop a healthy portion of the salad onto each plate and drizzle with dressing. Enjoy
  5. Use this recipe as a guide, Adjust measurements and ingredients as necessary. Always taste test as you go.
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November 16, 2015

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