Vegetable Couscous

Vegetable Couscous


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About this recipe: This is a deliciously light couscous dish, which is quick and easy to make. Cous cous is mixed with cherry tomatoes, red onion, spring onions, cucumber and parsley. It goes particularly well with barbecued meats.


Serves: 4 

  • 125ml chicken stock
  • 85g couscous
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 8 cherry tomatoes, quartered
  • 1/4 red onion, diced
  • 2 spring onions, chopped
  • 35g seeded, diced cucumber
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • salt and ground black pepper to taste

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:25min 

  1. Place the chicken stock in a small saucepan over medium heat and heat until just about to boil.
  2. Place the couscous in a bowl; stir the warm chicken stock and 2 tablespoons olive oil into the couscous. Add the tomatoes, red onion, spring onions, cucumber, parsley and lemon juice. Cover the bowl with cling film and allow to steam for 5 minutes. Uncover and fluff the couscous with a fork. Stir to mix the vegetables evenly through the dish. Season with salt and pepper to serve.

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