Herb Cous Cous

Serves 4-Suitable for vegetarians

Herb cous cousIngredients

  • 300 g / 10 oz cous cous
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 small red onion, peeled
  • ½ red pepper, de-seeded
  • ½ yellow pepper, de-seeded
  • ½ courgette
  • 4 scallions, thinly sliced
  • Small bunch mint, chopped
  • Small bunch basil, chopped
  • Small bunch coriander, chopped
  • Freshly ground black pepper


  1. Cook the cous cous according to the packet instructions, then set aside to cool.
  2. Place half the olive oil in a fying pan over a medium heat. Dice the onion and peppers and sauté in the oil.
  3. Trim and slice the scallions and courgette and toss into the pan and then cook until the vegetables for another couple of minutes until they start to brown, then remove from the heat and leave to cool.
  4. Place the cous cous in a large bowl and stir in the cooked vegetables.
  5. Add the chopped herbs, some black pepper and drizzle with the rest of the olive oil.
  6. Mix thoroughly and keep chilled until ready to serve.

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