Food Recipes Swiss Chard With Chickpeas and Couscous 3.5 (149) 11 Reviews By Sara Quessenberry Sara Quessenberry Sara Quessenberry is a recipe developer, food stylist, and cookbook author with nearly two decades of experience in the culinary arts. She was a food stylist and recipe developer at Real Simple for five years. She's currently the food director at doitDelicious.com. Highlights: * Food director at doitDelicious.com * Collaborates with Jessica Seinfeld on recipes for her cookbooks and website * Wrote an award-winning cookbook, The Good Neighbor Cookbook Real Simple's Editorial Guidelines Updated on November 11, 2016 Print Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: John Kernick Hands On Time: 20 mins Total Time: 20 mins Yield: 4 serves Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 1 10-ounce box couscous ½ cup pine nuts 3 tablespoons olive oil 2 cloves garlic, thinly sliced 1 15.5-ounce can chickpeas, rinsed ½ cup raisins (dark or golden) 2 bunches Swiss chard, stems trimmed ¾ teaspoon kosher salt ½ teaspoon black pepper Directions Place the couscous in a bowl. Add 1 ½ cups boiling water and stir. Cover tightly and let stand for 10 minutes. 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. Return the skillet to medium heat, add the oil, and heat for 1 minute. Add the garlic and cook for 1 minute. Add the chickpeas, raisins, chard, salt, and pepper. Cook, stirring occasionally, until the chard is tender, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat. Fluff the couscous with a fork and divide among individual plates. Top with the chard and sprinkle with the pine nuts. Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 540 Calories 24g Fat 71g Carbs 17g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Calories 540 % Daily Value * Total Fat 24g 31% Saturated Fat 1g 5% Sodium 1329mg 58% Total Carbohydrate 71g 26% Total Sugars 23g Protein 17g *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.