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Cous Cous (with vegetables and mint)

Submitted by Sophie Arbuthnott
This recipe is in categories Main courses, Snacks
  • Cous Cous (with vegetables and mint)
About this recipe
Healthiness : (5 votes)
Difficulty:  2 out of 5 difficulty
Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 5 minutes
Number of servings: 3-4

Couscous is a pasta that consists of granules made by rolling and shaping moistened semolina wheat and then coating them with finely ground wheat flour. The dish is a staple food in much of Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia, and Libya and very popular elsewhere.
  • 250g (10oz) of cous cous
  • 300ml (½ pint) of boiling water
  • Juice of one lemon
  • Two handfuls of finely chopped mint
  • Two handfuls of chopped spring onions
  • Two handfuls of halved tomatoes
  • Optional: two handfuls of chopped pepper
  • 15ml (1 tablespoon) of olive oil
  • Mixing Bowl
  • Sharp Knife
  • Wooden Spoon
Making and cooking it
Always wash your hands before preparing food Always wash your hands before preparing food.

  1. First measure out the cous cous and put it into a bowl
  2. Then boil the 300ml (½ pint) of water and when it has boiled
  3. Pour into the bowl with the cous cous and leave that for five mins
  4. Chop up the veg and mint
  5. Once the cous cous is ready stir it around a bit to get the lumps out
  6. Put all the chopped stuff in and stir that around 
  7. Last of all you put the olive oil in
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