Sweet blush orange and pistachio breakfast couscous

  • Vegetarian


200g couscous
3 blush oranges
2 tbsp maple syrup
50g LoveLife dried cherries, roughly chopped
50g pistachios, roughly chopped
125g pack pomegranate seeds
2 tbsp shredded mint
1 tsp sumac


1. Put the couscous in a large heatproof bowl and pour over 150ml boiling water; cover with cling film and set aside for 10 minutes. Segment 2 oranges ( see below) and set aside, reserving any juice. Zest and juice the remaining orange and add to the couscous along with any reserved juice from the segments.

2. Stir in the maple syrup, cherries, pistachios, pomegranate seeds, mint and sumac. Divide between bowls and top with the reserved orange segments and a dollop of natural yogurt, if liked. SF 

This recipe first appeared in the Harvest section of Waitrose Food, February 2017 issue. Download the Waitose Food app for the full issue.

  • Preparation time: 15 minutes, plus soaking
  • Cooking time: 0 minutes
  • Total time: 15 minutes, plus soaking

Serves: 4

Nutritional Info

Typical values per serving:

Energy 1,670kJ
Fat 7.7g
Saturated Fat 1.1g
Carbohydrate 71.3g
Sugars 32.6g
Protein 10.2g
Salt 0.1g
Fibre 6.3g

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This recipe was first published in Wed Feb 01 17:01:00 GMT 2017.