Couscous with pine nuts, coriander & raisins

Couscous with pine nuts, coriander & raisins

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
(2 ratings)

Prep: 5 mins Cook: 2 mins

Easy

Serves 10
Try this superhealthy accompaniment alongside lamb chops for a tasty meal to serve a crowd

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal366
  • fat17g
  • saturates2g
  • carbs50g
  • sugars18g
  • fibre2g
  • protein8g
  • salt0.28g
Save to My Good Food
Please sign in or register to save recipes.

Ingredients

  • 250g couscous

    Couscous

    koos-koos

    Consisting of many tiny granules made from steamed and dried durum wheat, couscous has become a…

  • 400ml hot vegetable stock
  • 75g 2 ½ oz pine nuts
  • 50g dried apricots, chopped
  • bunch coriander leaves
  • 4-5 tbsp raisins
  • zest and juice 1 lemon

    Lemon

    le-mon

    Oval in shape, with a pronouced bulge on one end, lemons are one of the most versatile fruits…

  • 5 tbsp olive oil

    Olive oil

    ol-iv oyl

    Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…

Method

  1. Put the couscous in a medium-sized bowl, pour over the stock, cover with cling film, and leave to stand for 5 mins. Meanwhile, toast the pine nuts in a dry pan for a few mins, until pale golden.

  2. Fluff up the couscous with a fork, add all the remaining ingredients and mix well to combine.

Ads by Google

Comments, questions and tips

Sign in or create your My Good Food account to join the discussion.

Comments (2)

ldupuy's picture
4

Very nice, quick & easy. The couscous (or bulghur) needs standing for 10 minutes, in my opinion, & even 5 extra minutes after adding all the ingredients.

ludevine's picture
4

Delicious! Made this last night with a few changes to save on the pennies...I swapped the pine nuts for half a 100g bag of sunflower seeds, dry toasted as per the pine nuts...I also left out the coriander and apricots (I don't like coriander, and apricots are similarly pricey pre pay day!) but it was utterly delicious- and had a portion cold with some chicken for lunch today, was fabulous!!

Questions (0)

Unsure about the cooking time or want to swap an ingredient? Ask us your questions and we’ll try and help you as soon as possible. Or if you want to offer a solution to another user’s question, feel free to get involved…

Be the first to ask a question about this recipe…

Tips (0)

Got your own twist on this recipe? Or do you have suggestions for possible swaps and additions? We’d love to hear your ideas.

Be the first to suggest a tip for this recipe…

Skills & know how

As well as helping you decide what to cook we can also help you to cook it. From tips on cookery techniques to facts and information about health and nutrition, we’ve a wealth of foodie know how for you to explore.

About BBC Good Food

We’re all about good recipes, and about quality home cooking that everyone can enjoy. Whether you’re looking for some healthy inspiration or learning how to cook a decadent dessert, we’ve trustworthy guidance for all your foodie needs.

Our recipes

All our recipes are tested thoroughly by us to make sure they’re suitable for your kitchen at home. We know many of you are concerned about healthy eating, so we send them to a qualified nutritionist for thorough analysis too.

Tell us what you think…

Love the new look or think we’ve missed the mark? We want to hear your thoughts – good and bad – to make sure we make the new website as useful as possible.

Magazine

Subscribe to BBC Good Food magazine and get triple-tested recipes delivered to your door, every month.

Events

Discover the dates and details of all the BBC Good Food Shows.

On TV

See your favourite chefs on Sky Channel 247, Virgin TV 260 and find their recipes at goodfoodchannel.co.uk

Follow us

Join the BBC Good Food community by following us on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram and Google Plus.