19 couscous recipes
Couscous isn't just a side dish. it makes a versatile base for nutritious meals, from roast cauliflower salad to ras el hanout salmon and a comforting harissa chicken broth
Easy couscous recipes
This fresh Middle Eastern-inspired salad features zingy ras el hanout, sumac and mint on a bed of couscous – it’s a filling and flavoursome lunch or veggie side dish.
Couscous is pimped with herbs, almonds, lemon and honey and topped with spiced salmon in this quick and colourful recipe.
Juicy lamb meatballs, cooked in a rich tomato sauce and served with buttery coriander and parsley couscous, makes for an easy, satisfying family dinner.
For a quick and easy supper that promises not to compromise on flavour, give these stuffed peppers with feta and couscous a go.
Spicy couscous is cooked in Indian spices and apricots and topped with chicken, spring onions and almonds. Serve drizzled with natural yogurt stirred through with parsley – this is a winning midweek dinner that's on the table in 20 minutes.
This simple lamb steaks recipe with giant couscous is bursting with fresh, zesty flavours, making the perfect evening meal for two.
Check out our vibrant cauliflower and couscous salad recipe with crispy onions and a punchy zhoug dressing. This easy dish is vegan and low in calories, too.
This recipe for lemon chicken and kale stew with couscous is a really easy midweek meal. It is low fat and ready in less than 30 minutes.
Punchy harissa and a vibrant couscous salad in a zesty preserve lemon dressing livens up this easy chicken dish – ideal for an everyday dinner for two.
For a new way with lamb chops, try this speedy recipe with fruity couscous and mint. It's easy to make, but is guaranteed to impress friends and family.
This recipe for Moroccan wings with herb-flavoured couscous comes packed with mint, fragrant coriander, sweet maple and fiery harissa and is sure to liven up any day.
Giant couscous adds a springy texture to this wholesome broth, with chicken, spring greens and a kick of harissa.
This Moroccan-style supper for four of spiced merguez couscous not only tastes delicious, but costs under £3 per person.
Spice up your life with this quick and easy couscous recipe with tomato and fish broth. Harissa gives the dish a wonderfully smoky edge.
Couscous salad with chicken, courgette and an orange and harissa dressing makes a quick meal for any day of the week.
Fish is gently simmered in a tomato and couscous sauce and topped with zesty gremolata for a healthy and filling meal.
Packed with plenty of nutritious veg, this hearty French couscous dish will warm you up on a chilly day.
Check out this easy veggie meze with giant couscous, a simple yet incredibly moreish recipe that's ready in under an hour.
Couscous is joined by peppers, carrots and chickpeas here for an easy supper. Any leftovers will be great for lunch the next day.