Chickpea & Date Tagine

Number of Servings: 8 (223g)
Prep Time: 25 min.

Wonderfully spiced chickpeas are complemented by the natural sweetness of dates and served over a fluffy bed of couscous. The recommended serving size here reflects a solid side dish. For an entree, divide between 4-6 people.


  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 cups diced onion
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp. cumin
  • 1 tsp. coriander
  • 1 tsp. ginger
  • ½ tsp. cinnamon
  • 1 (14.5 oz.) can crushed tomatoes
  • 2 (15 oz.) cans chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • ¼ cup water
  • 1 cup couscous
  • 1 cup pitted & halved dates
  • ¼ cup lemon juice
  • ½ cup chopped cilantro


  1. Heat oil in saucepan over medium heat. Add onion, and cook until soft, stirring often (5-8 minutes). Stir in garlic, cumin, coriander, ginger, and cinnamon and cook until fragrant (30 seconds).
  2. Stir in tomatoes, chickpeas, and water. Simmer until liquid thickens (10 minutes).
  3. While tagine simmers, cook couscous according to package instructions.
  4. Stir dates and lemon juice into thickened tagine. Serve over couscous, sprinkled with cilantro.

Nutrition Facts

8 servings per container

Serving Size 223g

Amount per serving
Calories 285
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4g 5%
Saturated Fat 0.5g 0%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 1.5g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 350mg 15%
Total Carbohydrate 57g 21%
Dietary Fiber 8.5g 32%
Total Sugars 22g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 3g
Protein 9g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 84.5mg 6%
Iron 2.5mg 15%
Potassium 565mg 10%
Vitamin A 11.7mcg 2%
Vitamin C 9.9mcg 10%
Vitamin E 1.2mg 6%
Vitamin K 7.8mcg 6%
Thiamin 0.1mg 8%
Riboflavin 0.1mg 8%
Niacin 3.5mg 25%
Vitamin B6 0.6mg 35%
Folate 43.6mcg 11%
Vitamin B12 0mcg 0%
Biotin 1mcg 4%
Chloride 4.7mg 0%
Pantothenate 1mg 20%
Phosphorus 152.1mg 10%
Iodine 0.4mcg 0%
Magnesium 63mg 15%
Zinc 1.1mg 10%
Selenium 2.6mcg 6%
Copper 0.4mg 45%
Manganese 1.2mg 50%
Chromium 0mcg 0%
Molybdenum 78.6mcg 180%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.


Garbanzo Beans (garbanzo Beans, Water, Salt, Disodium Edta), Crushed Tomatoes (tomatoes, Tomato Juice, Salt, Citric Acid, Calcium Chloride), Medjool Dates, Couscous (100% Durum Wheat Semolina), Onion, Lemon Juice, Olive Oil, Garlic, Cilantro, Cumin, Ginger, Ground Cinnamon, Coriander.

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