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Yummy Couscous

Published Thursday, 15 August, 2013 by Aisling Bury

Healthy side dish



  • 1 onion
  • 1 garlic clove
  • couscous for 2 people (see packet)
  • about 10 cherry tomatoes or baby plum tomatoes
  • 1 large courgette
  • 2 tbsp smoked paprika
  • 2 tbsp chili flakes
  • salt and pepper
  • olive oil


1. Prepare the couscous according to packet.

2. Thinly slice the onion, half the tomatoes, chop the courgette into bite-size pieces and chop the garlic clove.

3. Heat some oil in a large non stick pan, once the pan is hot add the onion and garlic.

4. Once the onions are softened, add the courgette. Season generously with salt and pepper and add half of the smoked paprika and half of the chili flakes.

5. Once the courgette has softened add the tomatoes and cook for a further minute or so, stirring frequently.

6. The couscous may need to be drained. Once it is ready, add it to the pan.

7. Add the remainder of the paprika and flakes and a little more olive oil.

8. Stir well and cook for a further 3 minutes.


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