Green summer couscous

  • Vegetarian


100g Love Life Giant Wholegrain Couscous
300g asparagus, chopped
2 x 90g packs fresh Waitrose Popped Garden Peas (or 200g frozen peas, thawed)
1 courgette, shredded
50g pistachios, chopped
25g pack fresh mint, chopped
28g pack fresh coriander, chopped
Juice and grated zest of 1 lemon
1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil


1. Rinse the couscous in a sieve under cold water and cook according to pack instructions. Drain and set aside.

2. Blanch the asparagus and peas for 3 minutes in boiling water, then refresh under cold water and drain.

3. Stir the asparagus, peas, courgette, pistachios and herbs into the couscous with the lemon juice and oil. Season with the lemon zest and sea salt and cracked black pepper.

4. Serve alongside the tagine with harissa and natural yogurt. 

  • Preparation time: 10 minutes
  • Cooking time: 6 minutes
  • Total time: 16 minutes

Serves: 4 - 6

Nutritional Info

Typical values per serving:

Energy 1,111kJ
Fat 12.6g
Saturated Fat 1.9g
Carbohydrate 25.9g
Sugars 5g
Protein 12g
Salt trace g
Fibre 6.7g

Serving 4

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