Swiss Chard With Chickpeas and Couscous

Ingredients:

  • 110-ounce box couscous
  • 1/2cup pine nuts
  • 3tablespoons olive oil
  • 2cloves garlic, thinly sliced
  • 115.5-ounce can chickpeas, rinsed
  • 1/2cup raisins (dark or golden)
  • 2bunches Swiss chard, stems trimmed
  • 3/4teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2teaspoon black pepper

Directions:

  1. Place the couscous in a bowl. Add 1 Β½ 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.

Recipe courtesy of Real Simple

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