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Swiss Chard with Chickpeas Recipe

Today I bring to you another recipe! This particular recipe is so simple and very healthy! Who doesn’t love a good swiss chard with chickpeas recipe?? I do, its delicious! Let’s get started!





1 10-ounce box couscous

1/2 cup pine nuts

tablespoons olive oil

cloves garlic, thinly sliced

15.5-ounce can chickpeas, rinsed

1/2 cup raisins (dark or golden)

bunches Swiss chard, stems trimmed

3/4 teaspoon kosher salt

1/2 teaspoon black pepper


Now onto our very short list of instructions for this delightful dish.




  1. Place the couscous in a bowl. Add 1 ½ cups boiling water and stir. Cover tightly and let stand for 10 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, over low heat, toast the pine nuts, shaking the pan frequently, until golden, 3 to 4 minutes. Transfer to a plate.
  3. Return the skillet to medium heat, add the oil, and heat for 1 minute. Add the garlic and cook for 1 minute.
  4. Add the chickpeas, raisins, chard, salt, and pepper. Cook, stirring occasionally, until the chard is tender, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat.
  5. Fluff the couscous with a fork and divide among individual plates. Top with the chard and sprinkle with the pine nuts.


I hope you find this dish very simple, sharable, and scrumptious!



Posted in Food | January 4 th , 2016 | 0 Comments

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