This made a really tasty lunch. I didn't have chickpeas so I added an egg on top. Will be making again when I need a quick healthy lunch.
This was a hit with my family. I used quinoa instead of the couscous, used fresh minced ginger, and since I didn't think it had enough curry flavoring I ended up doubling the curry amount. After I mixed it all together, my husband wasn't home from work yet, so I kept the entire mixture on warm and it was very good. I could see it being good warm or cold.
This was a tasty addition to our Meatless Monday meal list. I substituted Pearled couscous, but other than that, it was pretty good. I will be making it again!
This recipe just lacks in flavor. I did not have feta, but I made the rest of the recipe exactly other than that. A recipe should not rely on a cheese for flavor. The vinegar drowns out the little bit of curry and ginger. I would not make this again.
My whole family really liked this dish! My seven year old son said "Mommy, the recipe review was right, it is 5 stars!"
Delicious, easy, and a great side. Easily doubled, a constant request in our family, both for summer BBQs or lobster bakes, and in winter. If you use Israeli couscous, increase water or chicken broth (either is fine, but I usually use broth) to 2 cups, and simmer for 10 min. Or until all the liquid is absorbed.
I made this for lunch today for myself and my 9 and 7 year old sons. My 9 yr old didn't like the twangy Feta taste... but liked everything else. My 7 yr old loved it, as did I. I tweaked the recipe though. I didn't use onion, ginger, curry or salt. I figured the Feta was salty enough for my taste buds. And I despise raw onions. Didn't have the other 2 on hand.
Good, not something I'd serve at any special occasion, but super quick and great for a weeknight meal. I adjusted it a bit: Replaced chickpeas with salted, curry powdered chicken, grilled in a bit of canola oil. I also added crushed red peppers and steamed all the veggies rather than just the broccoli and I added a bit more olive oil as it seemed a little dry (that is probably from too much couscous, I would reduce that next time). Simple, one dish meal with a different spin to what I usually make.
If I could give 6 stars, I would! My husband and I loved this meal. I used Israeli cous cous (it was cheaper), so it changed the texture only slightly. I also used fresh grated ginger and I lightly toasted the cashews prior to combining. I served it with crusty French bread. A top vegetarian meal!!
This was so good!! We loved it. Will definitely make again.
I have never made couscous and the grocery store had pearl couscous which I used. It took longer to cook, will follow the directions on the box next time. This was fantastic, I was eating it after dinner was over and I was putting the leftovers in the refrigerator. A definite repeat.
So cinchy to make and I can't stop eating it! Next time I'll add more raisins and more broccoli (which I cut up very small).
Love this. Easy to make and healthy. We added larger quantity of veggies than called for but have gone back and made it a couple times.
A great vegetarian meal - the whole family loved it. I put more raisins in than call for and substituted quinoa for the couscous because we prefer the flavor and it's healthier.
I followed the recipe exactly and honestly was not very excited about the results. Maybe I was expecting something different?
Tasty and delicious. I had no red onion or white wine vinegar so I subbed in green onion and rice wine vinegar. The dish was too spicy for the kids, but just right for the adults.
I agree that broccoli doesn't blend that well over here. Will use cauliflower next time. I sauteed onion and carrots and olive oil, then added round cous cous and then added everything else. Great taste!Do not omit the nuts-it gives the dish peanuty taste.
Used this recipe with fresh farm vegetables (snap peas, kohlrabi, red pepper, and some jalapenos) and then put a little basil on top. The best vegetarian meal we've made!!
I have made this for years and we always love it - even my meat-and -potatoes-loving husband loves it. I add more raisins, but other than that, follow the recipe exactly.
Wow! This was so delicious! I used whole wheat couscous because it provides extra fiber and protein compared to the regular couscous. But other than that, I didn't change a thing. It was so tasty! Served it with a side of shrimp which were marinated in a soy-ginger-lime marinade. It was great together.
This is a great dish to have on hand for easy lunches. I think it is a little heavy on the pasta and light on the veggies so the next time I make it I will adjust the ratio. Also, my red onion was very strong so I may try shallot instead.
This was so good! We ate all of it (between my husband, myself and our toddler). I forgot cashews, so we did w/out and still loved it. However I do think the cashews would give the dish a little more texture. But I'll definitely make this again. Oh, and very easy to make!
This recipe was outstanding! I made it for a get together with friends who are true Italian foodies, so I was a bit nervous if this would go over well. But after their 3rd helpings I knew it was a success! Only changed a couple things, I blanched the broccoli and onion together, then added the raisins and carrots to the heat for a bit. I like the raisins more plump. Then just mixed it all together. Great warm, room temp, or cold. Will make again!
We all (Sunday outdoor supper party for 8) really loved it! I used bottled sushi ginger and in lieu of the white wine vinegar, I substitued sushi ginger liquid. Next time, I will blanch the broccoli (not steam) and add just before serving.
I don't get it... I like all of the ingredients but just didn't like this dish. I don't know if I've ever rated a recipe so low but neither my husband nor I liked this. In fact, my husband didn't finish his. Now I'm not sure what to do with the leftovers.
This was great! I was skeptical about the mix of ingredients, but everything blended well together. The only thing that stood out was the broccoli; it didn't blend as well as I would like. I might try something else instead of the broccoli next time I make it. I followed the recipe exactly and will definitely make this again.
Loved this recipe! My kids all ate it, and no complaints. I didn't have cashews on hand, but it was still great.
So easy and so versatile. You could add almost whatever you had in the fridge, but I really enjoyed this combo in the recipe. I didn't have any chickpeas - used black beans. Would absolutely make again or make to bring somewhere - good summer dish too.
I def like this, but thought it could use a little more jazz to the whole flavor, so i added more ww vinegar and some lemon juice. I'd like to put more herbs/spices in next time...any suggestions?! I also used white beans and quinoa in place of couscous and chickpeas..worked fine
I've made this twice already. I LOVE it. First time I made it for my hubby and I. Second time I brought it for a Healthy themed potluck and the bowl was empty when I went back to pick it up.
This was great. I saw my husband give me the eye when I told him what I was making and then he loved it from the first bite. I omitted the cashews and it didn't seem to be missing a thing. I'm sensitive to the flavor of red onion, so I used half the recommended amount and I thought it was perfect. I can't wait to make this again, and I would absolutely serve it to guests.
Wow, this was so good. I left out the raisins, was a little short on cashews, and used a combination of rice wine vinegar, red wine vinegar, and white wine in place of white wine vinegar and added a little extra oil. My husband and I were both surprised by how filling and delicious this dish was, since we both like meat. The chickpeas and feta made it taste rich and I loved the vinegar tang. I'll be making this all the time, it's so quick to prepare too.
Surprisingly tasty! I used whole wheat couscous and peanuts instead of cashews because that's what I had in the pantry. Great for a picnic or portable lunch.
I decided to try this recipe even though I was skeptical. I was pleasantly surprised. Even though the ingredient list was a tad lengthy, it was totally worth gathering them up and the preparation was very minimal. The taste was very exciting! I only made two changes: 1) I used whole wheat couscous and 2) I didn't have white wine vinegar, so I used 1/2 the amount of rice vinegar. Mmmm!
We followed the recipe, plus added some rotisserie chicken, and it was great. The flavors all complemented each other and blended well together. We'll definitely make this again.