Food Recipes Cauliflower and Chickpea Stew With Couscous 3.5 (411) 10 Reviews As if cauliflower and chickpeas aren't healthy enough, this stew gets a big nutritional boost from raisins, spinach and spices. By Kate Merker Kate Merker Kate Merker is the chief food director at Hearst Magazines. She has over two decades of experience producing food content for print and digital publications, including Real Simple. Highlights: * At Real Simple, Kate worked her way up from editorial assistant to senior food editor * Served as food and nutrition director at Woman's Day for seven years * Joined Hearst Magazines as chief food director (2017) Real Simple's Editorial Guidelines Updated on October 26, 2022 Print Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Lisa Hubbard Hands On Time: 25 mins Total Time: 35 mins Yield: 4 serves Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 medium onion, chopped 1 ½ teaspoons ground cumin ½ teaspoon ground ginger kosher salt and black pepper 1 28-ounce can whole tomatoes 1 15-ounce can chickpeas, rinsed 1 head cauliflower, cored and cut into small florets ½ cup raisins 1 5-ounce package baby spinach, chopped 1 cup couscous Directions Heat the oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add the onion and cook, stirring occasionally, until it starts to soften, 4 to 5 minutes. Add the cumin, ginger, ½ teaspoon salt, and ¼ teaspoon pepper and cook, stirring, until fragrant, 1 minute. Add the tomatoes (crushing with your hands as you add them) and their liquid, chickpeas, cauliflower, raisins, and ½ cup water and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer until the vegetables are tender and the liquid has slightly thickened, 15 to 20 minutes. Fold in the spinach and cook until just wilted, 1 to 2 minutes. Meanwhile, place the couscous in a large bowl. Add 1 cup of hot tap water, cover, and let sit for 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork. Serve with the stew. Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 446 Calories 9g Fat 80g Carbs 16g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Calories 446 % Daily Value * Total Fat 9g 12% Saturated Fat 1g 5% Sodium 735mg 32% Total Carbohydrate 80g 29% Total Sugars 23g Protein 16g Calcium 119mg 9% Iron 6mg 33% *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.