Simple Couscous



Roast couscous in a skillet with oil over medium heat.

Boil water and add to couscous. Gently stir once then set aside for five minutes. Sauté spring onions and capsicum in oil, add salt and pepper to taste. Mix in basil, parsley, soy sauce and thyme.

Fluff couscous with fork and then add sautéed mixture. Serve with pine nuts sprinkled over the top.



  • 1 1/2 C couscous
  • 1 1/2 C water
  • 1 bunch spring onions
  • 1 red capsicum
  • Olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 Tbsp fresh basil
  • 3 Tbsp parsley, chopped
  • 4 Tbsp soy sauce
  • Pinch of thyme
  • Pine nuts