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Vegetarian Couscous With Lemon, Peppers and Olives

Vegetarian Couscous With Lemon, Peppers and Olives

Looking for an easy couscous recipe? Try this quick and vegan couscous made with lemon, peppers and olives: the perfect main course for a vegetarian meal

25 October, 2012
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serves for


total time

1 HR 30 MIN


300 g
Olive oil
4 tbsp
2 each, finely chopped
Red pepper
2 each, deseeded and chopped
Black olives
125 g, pitted
4 each, preserved, roughly chopped
Lemon juice
2 tbsp, fresh and chopped


Cook the couscous according to packet instructions, fluff with a fork and keep warm.

Heat the oil and cook the garlic and shallots until translucent. Add the chopped lemon, red pepper and olives and stir briefly. Transfer to a bowl and mix with the lemon juice.

Season well with salt and pepper, mix in the chopped coriander and carefully stir in the couscous. Leave to stand for at least 1 hour before serving.

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