Jewelled Cous Cous

Quick and easy cous cous recipe, great for a healthy lunch
5 Jun 2017 · Recipes
Jewelled Cous Cous
Category Main
Serves 4
Prep 10 Minutes
Cook 10 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 3 tsp olive oil
  • 2 spring onions
  • sliced
  • ½ red pepper
  • finely diced
  • 200g cous cous
  • 225ml boiling water
  • 1 quality vegetable stock cube
  • 1 pomegranate
  • 1 orange
  • peeled and chopped
  • black pepper
  • small handful fresh mint leaves
  • roughly chopped

Instructions

  1. Heat 1 teaspoon of olive oil in your Circulon saucepan and fry the spring onions and peppers over medium-low heat for 2-3 minutes.
  2. Add 225ml boiling water and the vegetable stock and bring to a boil. As soon as the water boils
  3. turn off the heat and stir in the cous cous. Cover with the lid and leave to absorb for 6-7 minutes.
  4. Meanwhile
  5. remove the seeds from the pomegranate – cut in half horizontally then hold over a bowl and bash with a heavy spoon until all the seeds fall out.
  6. Tip the cous cous into a serving bowl and stir through the orange flesh
  7. remaining olive oil and pomegranate seeds. Season with black pepper and scatter over the mint before serving

Quick and easy cous cous recipe, great for a healthy lunch

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