Curried Apple Couscous with Toasted Walnuts

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If you’re looking for a quick and easy meal that is flavorful and healthy, you’ll love this quick curried apple recipe that combines spiced fruit and nuts with healthy, whole wheat couscous. Chickpeas add a healthy dose of protein and fiber for a meal that is filling and delicious. The apples complement the spiciness of the curry powder for a unique couscous dish with toasted walnuts that comes together surprisingly quickly.

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Curried Apple Couscous with Toasted Walnuts

Curried Apple Couscous with Toasted Walnuts

Yields:  4 servings | Serving Size: about 3/4 cup|Calories: 373| Total Fat: 10 g | Saturated Fat: 1 g | Trans Fat: 0 g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 12 mg | Carbohydrates: 60 g | Dietary Fiber: 9 g | Sugars: 9 g | Protein: 12 g | SmartPoints (Freestyle): 12


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 1 large apple, any variety, cored and diced
  • 1 tablespoon curry powder
  • 1/2 cup cooked chickpeas
  • 1/4 cup toasted walnuts
  • 2 cups cooked whole-wheat couscous
  • chopped cilantro and coconut flakes, for garnish


  1. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium high heat. Add the onion and sauté until soft. Add the apple cook for a few minutes, until tender. Add the curry powder and stir, followed by the chickpeas and walnuts. Stir in the couscous, and serve topped with cilantro and coconut flakes if desired.

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