Herb couscous

Suitable for vegetarians


This middle eastern dish is a great addition to any BBQ.


Ingredients - Serves 4 Adults

  • 300g / 10½ oz. of couscous
  • 2 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 small red onion, peeled
  • ½ red pepper, de-seeded
  • ½ yellow pepper, de-seeded
  • ½ courgette
  • 4 scallions, thinly sliced
  • Small bunch mint, chopped
  • Small bunch basil, chopped
  • Small bunch coriander, chopped
  • Freshly ground black pepper, to taste

Method

  1. Cook the couscous according to the packet instructions, then set aside to cool
  2. Place half the olive oil in a frying pan over a medium heat. Dice the onion and peppers and sauté in the oil
  3. Trim and slice the scallions and courgette and toss into the pan and then cook the vegetables for another couple of minutes until they start to brown, then remove from the heat and leave to cool
  4. Place the couscous in a large bowl and stir in the cooked vegetables
  5. Add the chopped herbs, some black pepper and drizzle with the rest of the olive oil
  6. Mix thoroughly and keep chilled until ready to serve

Serving Suggestions

Couscous and be served cold as part of a salad or hot with your barbeque food.

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Herb couscous

Serves

4 Adults

4 Adults

Preparation Time

5 Minutes

5 Minutes

Cooking Time

10 Minutes

10 Minutes

Cost

Low

Low

5-a-day

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0.5 Of Your 5 A Day

Utensils Needed

Chopping Board, Chopping Knife, Frying Pan, Mixing Bowl, Wooden Spoon

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1/4 of the recipe contains
Energy
1470kj
349kcal
17%
Fat
7.3g
10%
Saturates
1g
5%
Sugars
4.6g
5%
Salt
0g
0%
of an adult's reference intake
Nutrition Information
Typical ValuesPer 100gPer Portion (265g)
Energy555Kj 1470Kj
132Kcal 349Kcal
Fat2.8g 7.3g
(of which saturates)0.4g 1g
Carbohydrate21.5g 56.9g
(of which sugars)1.7g 4.6g
Fibre2.2g 5.7g
Protein4.1g 10.9g
Salt0g 0g

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