A plate of tabbouleh with aubergines and couscous

Healthy couscous recipes

22 Recipes

Discover nutritious couscous recipes, including vegetarian, vegan, meat and fish options. Try flavour-packed tabbouleh salads and sensational side dishes.

Grilled aubergine tabbouleh

4

(2 ratings)

A vegan tabbouleh with all the flavours of summer. The coconut and tahini dressing adds a creamy, nutty element to this winning couscous
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Pea falafels with minty couscous salad

4.4

(5 ratings)

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

Seafood tagine

4.125

(8 ratings)

Use a frozen mix of fish and shellfish to make this Moroccan stew, served over a zesty almond couscous
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Mint tea couscous

0

(0 ratings)

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

Falafels with hummus & tabbouleh

3.88889

(9 ratings)

Make your own chickpea and butter bean fritters and serve with a herby couscous salad - the recipe makes enough for two meals
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Harissa roasted tomatoes with couscous

4.666665

(6 ratings)

Flavour versatile couscous with mint, parsley and almonds, then serve with chilli-spiced roasted tomatoes and a garlic yogurt sauce
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Spicy chicken couscous

4.48718

(39 ratings)

This quick one-pot Moroccan dish is perfect for a summer supper
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Roasted veg & couscous salad

4.413795

(29 ratings)

Throw together a filling and fragrant couscous salad for a vegetarian lunchbox meal, or double it for a buffet
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

No-cook chicken couscous

4.5

(16 ratings)

A super-healthy dish that's ready in minutes and just as good hot or cold. It counts as one of your 5-a-day
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy