Step 1:

  • 1. Place your cous cous in a bowl, cover with boiling water, drizzle over a little cooking oil, cover with cling film and place in the microwave for 2 minutes (make sure that you prick the clinfilm with a knife first to let the steam escape as the cous cous cooks)
  • Step 2:

  • *tip* you dont have to add oil although it does help to stop the cous cous from sticking together.
  • Step 3:

  • 2. Remove the cous cous from the microwave when it pings and shake it to seperate it (it will have clumped together)
  • Step 4:

  • 3. Add the red pesto, chilli flakes and a little salt and pepper (it’s worth remembering that pesto is salty so try not to overdo the salt!)
  • Step 5:

  • 4. Serve & enjoy!
  • Step 6:

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