Moroccan Couscous Pilaf

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by MackinacBride

This was the healthy recipe of the day on my "MyYahoo" page. Sounds tasty! ..."Hearty enough to serve as a main course or a substantial side dish."

Top Review by Missy Wombat

Quick and easy. Quantity would only serve 4 people if you were having it as the main dish. I prefer things a little more spicy and found this quite mild.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place squash in a vegetable steaming basket over boiling water.
  2. Cover and steam until tender, about 5 minutes.
  3. Set aside.
  4. Spray a large saucepan with cooking spray and set the pan over medium heat.
  5. Add bell peppers and onions and cook, stirring, for 3 minutes.
  6. Add all seasonings/spices and stir to coat the vegetables.
  7. Add couscous and cook for 2 minutes.
  8. Remove the pan from the heat.
  9. Add boiling water to the pan.
  10. Cover and set aside for 7 minutes to steam.
  11. Fluff gently with a fork and add steamed squash, chickpeas and parsley.
  12. Toss to mix, serve warm.

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