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Tasty Cous Cous

Published Thursday, 05 January, 2012 by Matthew

Quick and everyone loves it



  • 250 gm plain cous cous
  • 375 gm boiling water
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • olive oil (or any oil)
  • 1/2 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 tin sweet corn
  • 1 onion chopped (not too finely)
  • juice of 1 lemon or 2 tbls any vinegar
  • 1/2 jar of pesto sauce (hot variety is great!) bertolli do a nice variety from all major stores


1 boil water in saucepan add salt and oil

2 add cous cous and simmer very gently for 3 mins.

3 turn off heat and let stand for 5 mins.

4 use fork to fluff up the cous cous.

5 add all the other ingredients and stir well.



if you want you could other ingredients, like:

chopped celery

chopped peppers

chopped sun dried tomatos

whatever you fancy.

avoid adding cucumber unless you are going to consume the cous cous as soon as its made.

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