Couscous with Pesto, Garbanzo Beans and Feta Cheese – Recipes To The Rescue Blog


A bowl ofCouscous with Pesto, Garbanzo Beans and Feta Cheese

If you love pesto, then you have to try this couscous recipe. There is a double punch of basil, both in the pesto and fresh pesto leaves. It is a quick and easy side dish to serve with fish or chicken.

Serves 4 to 6

1 1/4 cup chicken or vegetable broth

1 cup couscous

3 tablespoons pesto

3/4 cup garbanzo beans

4 tablespoons fresh chopped basil

1/4 cup feta cheese

1 tomato, diced small 

2 tablespoons pine nuts, toasted

Salt and pepper, to taste


Place couscous into a small bowl. Heat broth to a boil. Pour boiling broth over couscous, cover with a plate and let stand for five minutes. Fluff with a fork and place into a large bowl. Stir in pesto, garbanzo beans, fresh basil, feta, tomato and pine nuts.

Season with salt and pepper and serve. 

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