Bowl of couscous topped with sliced peaches and feta

Couscous recipes

Filling, fast, cheap and healthy, what's not to love about couscous? Make the most of this speedy after-work staple in Moroccan-style tagines, tabbouleh and more.

1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Mix up your midweek dinners with this flavour-packed vegetarian option, served over a bed of herby, zesty couscous

45 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
3 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Grated cauliflower replaces the grains in this twist on a Middle Eastern salad with parsley, mint, asparagus and courgette

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
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6 ratings 3.7 out of 5 star rating

This colourful fish supper is ready in just half an hour, served on a bed of couscous with crunchy cucumber and pomegranate seeds

30 mins
Easy
47 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

This healthy Moroccan-style one-pot can be slow-cooked and dished up at different times - ideal for busy households

1 hr and 25 mins
Easy
Healthy
18 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

This no-fuss fish supper is quick enough for midweek, and it's heart-healthy and low calorie too

25 mins
Easy
16 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

Give falafel a makeover by using a mix of chickpeas and frozen peas, serve with couscous and a dollop of yogurt for a cheap but tasty meal

35 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
13 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

Use a frozen mix of fish and shellfish to make this Moroccan stew, served over a zesty almond couscous

20 mins
Easy
Healthy
0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

Whip up this quick and easy Moroccan inspired side dish in just 15 minutes - perfect with lamb, chicken or halloumi

15 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
125 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Jazz up chicken breasts in this fruity, sweetly spiced sauce with pomegranate seeds, toasted almonds and tagine paste

20 mins
Easy
Healthy
17 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Roast whole sides of salmon with Middle Eastern spices and serve with tangy citrus and currant couscous - perfect for feeding a crowd

1 hr and 20 mins
More effort
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

This courgette and couscous salad is great for a quick and healthy lunch or light dinner

10 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

A quick and easy lunchtime favourite, packed with Mediterranean veggies

15 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
5 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

These peppery paprika lamb skewers are barbecue friendly. Serve with a vegetable couscous flavoured with mint and coriander

40 mins
Easy
6 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Pile this Middle Eastern-influenced salad onto platters to serve as part of a party spread

35 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
6 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Pistachios, clementines, honey and cinnamon make couscous a perfect breakfast dish. Serve with fruit and yogurt

20 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
21 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

This Moroccan-inspired vegetarian stew is filled with all the delicious aromatics of North Africa. Serve on nutty couscous with mint and garlic yogurt

50 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
10 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Jazz up a storecupboard grain with bright fruit and herbs and serve with lamb and a harissa yogurt dressing

30 mins
Easy
25 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Rebecca Roberts serves roasted courgette, carrots, red onion, tomatoes and mushrooms with couscous and chicken in this recipe for one

40 mins
Easy
9 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Flavour versatile couscous with mint, parsley and almonds, then serve with chilli-spiced roasted tomatoes and a garlic yogurt sauce

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
16 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Couscous makes a great base for a quick salad. Flavour with smoky harissa, sweet honey and herbs, then top with fried cheese slices

15 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Jazz up this versatile grain with coriander, dill and mint, plus lots of grated greens, storecupboard chickpeas and rocket

35 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
34 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

A take on a traditional Moroccan dish, this quick tagine will have you thinking of Arabian nights

35 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
3 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

This aubergine parcel looks very dramatic, but is dead easy

50 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
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