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  • 1 red onion, cut into 1 cm cubes
  • 1 courgette, cut into 1 cm cubes
  • 1 red pepper cut into 1 cm cubes,
  • 1 yellow pepper, cut into 1 cm cubes
  • 100 g squash cut into 1cm cubes
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 375 ml boiling water
  • 1 Knorr Reduced Salt Vegetable Stock Cube
  • 250 g couscous
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 15 g chopped into 2 cm pieces fresh coriander
  • 15 g chopped fresh mint

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION

 

Amount per serving

Energy (kcal)

374kcal

Energy (kJ)

1564kJ

Protein (g)

9.9g

Carbohydrate incl. fibre (g)

58.1g

Carbohydrate excl. fibre (g)

52.7g

Sugar (g)

4.3g

Fibre (g)

5.4g

Fat (g)

11.4g

Saturated fat (g)

1.8g

Unsaturated fat (g)

9.0g

Monounsaturated fat (g)

7.5g

Polyunsaturated fat (g)

1.3g

Trans fat (g)

0.0g

Cholesterol (mg)

0mg

Sodium (mg)

337mg

Salt (g)

0.84g

Vitamin A (IU)

1279IU

Vitamin C (mg)

104.1mg

Calcium (mg)

48mg

Iron (mg)

1.46mg

Potassium (mg)

475mg

Total

1496kcal

6255kJ

39.7g

232.6g

210.9g

17.2g

21.7g

45.7g

7.3g

35.9g

30.0g

5.3g

0.0g

0mg

1347mg

3.36g

5115IU

416.4mg

192mg

5.86mg

1901mg


  • 1 Preheat oven to 200°C, 180°C fan, Gas Mark 6.
  • 2 Place the red onions, courgette, peppers and diced squash in a baking tray, add 2 tablespoons olive oil and place in oven for 20 minutes until vegetables are roasted and cooked. Mix occasionally to ensure even cooking.
  • 3 Dissolve the Knorr Reduced Salt Vegetable Stock Cube in the boiling water and add to the couscous. Stir, cover and allow to stand for 5 minutes.
  • 4 Mix vegetables and couscous together, add lemon juice and remaining olive oil and fluff with fork before serving.
  • 5 Add fresh coriander and fresh mint and stir through.
  • 6 Variation TIP: Garlic Couscous
  • 7 When adding the roasted vegetables add 1 finely chopped clove garlic and stir in well.
  • 8 Variation TIP: Couscous with a hint of basil
  • 9 Stir in 1-1½ tablespoon of basil dressing with the lemon juice and olive oil.