Spicy Couscous Salad

Author: Recipes_se
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Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Main Course, Pastas, Side Dishes
Cuisine African
Servings 4 servings


  • Stove


  • 1 cups vegetable broth low sodium
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 cups couscous
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice fresh squeezed, no added sugar or preservatives
  • 2 zucchini sliced
  • 1 red bell pepper chopped
  • 1 yellow bell pepper chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 tbsp olive oil extra virgin
  • 2 tbsp fresh parsley chopped
  • 1/8 tsp salt to taste
  • 1/8 tsp black pepper to taste


  • In a large stock pot with a lid, add vegetable broth, water, and couscous and bring to a boil. Add in seasoning and stir well.
  • Remove from heat, cover and allow to sit for 15 minutes or until couscous is soft and liquid is absorbed. Fluff the couscous with a fork and mix in the lemon juice.
  • In a skillet, saut√© the zucchini, bell peppers, and garlic in the olive oil until soft. Add mixture in with the couscous.
  • Add in the parsley and season with the salt and pepper.

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