Mediterranean Roasted Vegetable Couscous

"This is one of my favourite, quick and healthy evening meals. I chop all the vegetables up and pop them in the oven; the rest takes 5 minutes to pull together. I normally grill some lemony chicken to go with it, but it’s delicious on its own."
 
Mediterranean Roasted Vegetable Couscous created by Alison B.
Ready In:
40mins
Ingredients:
20
Serves:
4
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ingredients

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directions

  • In a hot oven (200c) put the red onion, peppers, garlic and courgette in an oven proof dish with a drizzle of olive oil.
  • When roasted (approx 25 - 30mins )remove and place to one side until couscous ready.
  • Turn off oven and put pine nuts in for 5 mins as oven cools down - do not let burn.
  • In a heat proof bowl combine the couscous with cumin, coriander, cinnamon, juice and zests of lemon, lime and orange and hot chicken stock. Cover for 5 minutes.
  • Fluff the couscous with a fork and add the apricots, chopped mint and coriander, pine nuts, roasted vegetables and roasted garlic.
  • Season with salt and pepper and serve.

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  1. Alison B.
    Mediterranean Roasted Vegetable Couscous Created by Alison B.
  2. Alison B.
    I added garlic and a little bit of the citrus juices to the roasted vegetables before they went in the oven. And I added cauliflower, because it's so good roasted! The fresh mint and fruit are really a treat.
     
  3. Kylie C.
    Absolutely delicious!
     
  4. Joana P.
    I found the couscous really tasty - the mix of condiments, citrus zest and juice, and mint & coriander was really special. I added thym to the vegetables roast, and the result was great. Very tasty!!
     
  5. binnyjh
    I didn't mind this recipe at all. I did add heaps of extra vegetables that I had but a few of them didn't really compliment it (my fault). So don't add roasted beetroot or carrot. The addition of eggplant was good as was cherry tomatoes. The pumpkin was also good but went a little mushy.<br/>They only thing I could fault was that with the liquid as per recipe, I found it a little mushy. I omitted apricots and the pine nuts as I didn't have any. Didn't miss it.
     

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Hi I'm 37, married to a wonderful American, Jody. I'm from England but in Clermont, Florida. Whilst my husband is at work in Orlando I have been working on a little cook book of all my favourite recipes that I have designed, including taking pics and testing them out on family & friends. I'm an engineer by trade, however my true love is cooking.....my favourite celebrity chef is Gordon Ramsey and I love Indian, Persian and Moroccan food. In my spare time I run Murano Glass Jewelry website ..www.lovesparkles.com... I hope you enjoy the meals I post....
 
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