Pea, Chickpea And Pistachio Couscous

Pea, Chickpea And Pistachio Couscous
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  • 250 ml orange juice
  • 4 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 500 g instant couscous
  • 75 g butter
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 200 g frozen peas, blanched for 2 mins
    Deliciously Tender Garden Peas
  • 1 tin chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 100 g chopped pistachio nuts
  • 2 tablespoons currants
  • 3 tablespoons chopped flat leaf parsley
  • 3 tablespoons chopped coriander


  1. Place the orange and lemon juice into a measuring jug, and make the liquid up to 600ml with water. Pour into a saucepan, add the cinnamon and bring to the boil.
  2. Remove from the heat, pour in the couscous and stir, cover and leave for 5 mins, add the butter, olive oil, fluff up the couscous with a fork then add the peas, chickpeas, pistachio nuts, currants, parsley and coriander.
  3. Serve with barbecued or grilled lamb.
  4. Recipe developed by Rachel Green



Nutritional Information

  KCal Fat Sat.fat Sugar Salt
Info per serving 806 31 11 20 1.61
* The nutritional information relating to a prepared statement after serving (190g)
**GDA = Guideline Daily intake based on a food intake of 2,000 kcal. Personal requirements vary depending on age, sex, weight and physical activity.
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