Mint couscous with mixed vegetables

Prep: 5 mins
Cook: 15 mins
Mint couscous with mixed vegetables
Fresh and delicious, light and satisfying make up this quick and easy recipe.

500g courgettes, thinly sliced lengthways, then chopped

2–3 tbsp olive oil

200g couscous

1 lemon, juiced

1 red chilli, deseeded and finely chopped

Handful, radish, thinly sliced

Bunch spring onions, finely sliced

Handful mint, leaves picked and chopped

Vegetarian hard cheese

2 tbsp Nigella seeds, black sesame seeds or cumin seeds *also go well

Use a griddle pan and heat on high.

Put the courgettes in a bowl and drizzle over the olive oil.

Toss to coat, then cook for 1-2 minutes each side, until griddle marks are evident.

Meanwhile, prepare the couscous following the packet instructions.

Use a fork to fluff the grains.

Combine the lemon juice, chilli and oil, and pour over the couscous.

Stir through the courgettes, tomatoes, onions, mint and a little seasoning.

Grate over some cheese, and sprinkle with the seeds if desired before serving.


Preparation Time
5 minutes

Cooking Time
15 minutes

Main ingredients
Cheese, Vegetables, Grains, Oil, Seeds

Recipe Type
Dinner, Family Dinners, Healthy, Vegetarian


Special Info

Level of Difficulty


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