Moroccan Chickpea Couscous Skillet – Fit Foodie Finds

Fit Foodie Finds

This gorgeous, anti-inflammatory Moroccan Chickpea Couscous Skillet is a healthy vegetarian meal that’s freezer-friendly!

moroccan chickpea couscous in a skillet

Freezer Friendly and Oh So Good!

This healthy vegetarian meal is packed with anti-inflammatory ingredients like:

  • Cauliflower
  • Turmeric
  • Garlic
  • Couscous
  • Garbanzo beans
  • Vegetable broth

And comes together to make the most flavorful and delicious vegetarian meal (basically the vegetarian meal of my dreams). And did I mention it is also super freezer friendly?!

First things first, our homemade Moroccan spice blend is a MUST for this recipe. But have no fear, you likely have these 7 spices in your kitchen already:

  • Cumin
  • Turmeric
  • Ginger powder
  • Garlic powder
  • Chili powder
  • Cayenne
  • Salt

How much does a batch of this spice blend yield? If you make one batch of this spice blend, you will get around ~ 3 tablespoons of spice.

This Moroccan chickpea couscous recipe here calls for 2 tablespoons, so you’ll have a little extra to keep on hand and use with one of our other delish Moroccan-inspired recipes below!

moroccan chickpea couscous ingredients ready to be mixed

How to Make Moroccan Chickpea Couscous

This vegetarian skillet is not finicky AT ALL to make despite the longer ingredient list of nutrient-packed veggies. We’ll walk you through each step:

Sauté Veggies

Heat olive oil over medium/high heat in a large nonstick skillet. We used a 16-inch skillet, but any larger size will work as long as it’s deep enough to hold all the ingredients + broth.

When the olive oil is fragrant, add in the onion and garlic, and sauté for 2-3…

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