Cauliflower Couscous Salad Recipe with Zhoug

Best 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

Looking for a couscous salad recipe? Want to make the best Moroccan couscous? Try our couscous recipes below, or check out our vegetarian salad ideas, quinoa recipes and bulgar wheat recipes.

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Easy couscous recipes

Couscous salad

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.

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Jewelled couscous and ras el hanout salmon

Couscous is pimped with herbs, almonds, lemon and honey and topped with spiced salmon in this quick and colourful recipe.

Quick Salmon Recipe with Jewelled Couscous

Moroccan meatballs with herb couscous

Juicy lamb meatballs, cooked in a rich tomato sauce and served with buttery coriander and parsley couscous, makes for an easy, satisfying family dinner.


Red peppers with couscous

For a quick and easy supper that promises not to compromise on flavour, give these stuffed peppers with feta and couscous a go.


Spiced couscous with chicken and almonds

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.


Roasted cauli and couscous salad with zhoug and crispy shallots

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.

Cauliflower Couscous Salad Recipe with Zhoug

Lemon chicken and kale stew with couscous

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.


Harissa chicken and couscous salad

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.


Lamb chops with fruity couscous and mint

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.


Moroccan wings with herb couscous

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.


Chicken, giant couscous and harissa broth

Giant couscous adds a springy texture to this wholesome broth, with chicken, spring greens and a kick of harissa.

Chicken Broth Recipe with Couscous and Harissa

Moroccan couscous stew

This Moroccan-style supper for four of spiced merguez couscous not only tastes delicious, but costs under £3 per person.

Merguez Sausage Recipe With Cannellini Beans and Spinach

Giant couscous with spicy fish broth

Spice up your life with this quick and easy couscous recipe with tomato and fish broth. Harissa gives the dish a wonderfully smoky edge.

Giant couscous with spicy fish broth

Courgette, chicken and pistachio couscous

Couscous salad with chicken, courgette and an orange and harissa dressing makes a quick meal for any day of the week.

Courgette, chicken and pistachio couscous

Sicilian-style fish stew

Fish is gently simmered in a tomato and couscous sauce and topped with zesty gremolata for a healthy and filling meal.

Sicilian-style fish stew

Chicken and vegetable couscous

Packed with plenty of nutritious veg, this hearty French couscous dish will warm you up on a chilly day.

Couscous Recipe with Chicken and Vegetables

Chargrilled baby aubergines and giant couscous

Check out this easy veggie meze with giant couscous, a simple yet incredibly moreish recipe that’s ready in under an hour.

Aubergine Meze Recipe

Spiced vegetable couscous

Couscous is joined by peppers, carrots and chickpeas here for an easy supper. Any leftovers will be great for lunch the next day.

Spiced Vegetable Couscous Recipe