29 Apr 2022 Vegan

Pearl couscous

This pearl couscous recipe is SUPEREASY.

Couscous is a great option if you don’t have time but want to make something nourishing and beautiful at the same time. It is ready in five minutes and can be a meal on its own or a side dish. It makes a great lunch too. Couscous is equally delicious warm and cold.

Dried cranberries in this recipe can be substituted with raisins or currants, and you can use cilantro instead of parsley.

Serves: 4
Nutrition: 237 kcal 2.5 g fat 47 g carbs 7 g protein 4 g fibre
  • Ingredients
  • 1 cup pearl couscous
  • 2 cups of water
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 cup pomegranate seeds
  • 1/4 cup pistachios (about 25 grams)
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries (about 25 grams)
  • A large bunch of fresh parsley
  • A few sprigs of fresh mint



Place the couscous in a deep dish. Boil the water. Pour it over the couscous. Add salt and a tablespoon of olive oil, stir, cover and let sit for 5 minutes.


Finely chop the parsley and mint.


Mix all the ingredients.


Serve warm or cold.