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Dinner recipe: Moroccan vegetable couscous

This classic vegetarian dish is full of flavour with spicy vegetables and chickpeas.  Try adding a chopped fresh red chilli for added heat.

Preparation: 10 minutes

Cooking: 30-40 minutes

Serves: 2

Per serving: 297 calories

You will need: 

  • 1/2 small onion, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 1 orange pepper, cut into chunks
  • 1 courgette, thickly sliced
  • 200g canned chopped tomatoes
  • 100g canned chickpeas
  • 2 tsp ras-el-hanout paste
  • 300ml vegetable stock
  • ground black pepper
  • 75g couscous (dry)
  • 1 tbsp chopped fresh coriander



  1. Cook the vegetables, ras-el-hanout and stock, seasoned with black pepper, in a large non-stick pan over a medium heat for 35-40 mins.
  2. Meanwhile, put the couscous and 80ml boiling water in a bowl, cover and leave for the water to absorb.
  3. Fluff up with a fork and serve with the spicy Moroccan vegetables, topped with coriander.


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