Nectarine Chickpea Couscous

This simple and tangy dish goes well with any Mediterranean dish.


  • 1 c couscous
  • 1 2/3 c water, boiled
  • 2 nectarines, chopped
  • 4 T fresh lime juice
  • 2 T honey
  • 2 T olive oil
  • 1/2 t salt
  • 1 t cumin
  • 1 t coriander
  • 1 can chickpeas, drained
  • 2 T fresh parsley, chopped
  • olive oil for frying


  1. Fry chickpeas in a few T olive oil until golden brown, about 7 minutes. Drain on a plate covered in a paper towl.
  2. Combine lime juice, honey, olive oil, salt, cumin, coriander and set aside.
  3. Combine couscous with boiling water, cover, and let stand for 5 minutes.
  4. Toss couscous with sauce, nectarines, chickpeas, and parsley.

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