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Tunisian cous cous

Tunisian cous cous

Get one of your five a day with this aromatic couscous dish.

  • Feeds 2Feeds 2
  • Ready in 30 minutes

Each serving contains

  • Energy
    2233kj 532kcal
  • Fat
    Med 27%
  • Saturates
    Low 12%
  • Sugar
    Low 27%
  • Salt
    Low 27%

% of adult’s reference intake | Carbohydrates per serving : 70g


  • 20g flaked almonds
  • 2 tbsp Co-op olive oil
  • 1 bulb fennel, trimmed and thinly sliced
  • 120g Co-op British carrots, peeled and sliced diagonally
  • 1 green pepper, deseeded and chopped
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled and finely chopped
  • 150g Co-op cous cous
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 red chilli, deseeded and finely chopped
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tbsp tomato purée
  • Handful fresh mint, chopped (optional)


  1. Toast the almonds in a dry pan then set aside
  2. Heat the oil and fry the fennel, carrots, pepper, onion and garlic for 5 mins, cover then fry gently for 10 more mins
  3. Add the cous cous, cinnamon, chilli, paprika and tomato purée
  4. Pour over 150ml boiling water and stir well
  5. Cover and cook for 5 mins, then fluff up with a fork
  6. To serve, scatter with the almonds and the mint, if using

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