Simple vegetable couscous
Updated: Sep 28, 2021
Quick cook easy dish
Prep: 10 min
Courgette, spinach mushrooms, onion, peas, green
beans, sweetcorn, (fresh or frozen any vegetables can be used)
Bag of wholemeal cous-cous
Any fresh or dried herbs
Garlic peeled and finely chopped.
Water or stock cube
How to make this simple dish
Chop vegetables into bite size pieces.
Slice and chop onions
Heat a little oil in a frying pan, add and gently fry the onions for 3-5 mins.
Add in remaining vegetables and continue to gently fry with the onions until cooked
In the meantime, boil the kettle
Tip the couscous into a heatproof bowl and pour over the hot water or stock.
Cover with cling film or a lid and leave for 5-10 mins until the couscous is soft.
Fluff the couscous up with a fork and season with a little salt and pepper if you only used water.
If you used stock just add pepper.
Stir in the cooked vegetables and serve.
Tips and Hints
Leftovers can be eaten for lunch
A good alternatives to potatoes and pasta
Adding in either canned beans such as kidney, chickpea or lentils will make a filling meal
Adding in about 300 g of minced meat is also a filling meal.