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Cous Cous (with vegetables and mint)

Submitted by: Sophie Arbuthnott
This recipe is in categories Main courses, Snacks,
About this recipe:
Difficulty: 2
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.


Making and cooking it
  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