This free Butternut Couscous Recipe is great to serve as a side dish or just on its own… Can be served hot or cold. Mmm very tasty!


200g butternut, cubed
1 small onion, chopped
45ml olive oil
Salt & black pepper to taste
340ml couscous
250ml boiling water
45ml butter
garnish with fresh chopped herbs

  • Preheat the grill.
  • Boil or steam the butternut until almost cooked.
  • Drain and drizzle the butternut with olive oil and season with salt and black pepper.
  • Spread the butternut out onto a baking tray and place under the hot grill until golden and lightly caramelised.
  • Place the couscous in a bowl, pour over the boiling water, cover and allow to stand for 5 minutes until the water has absorbed.
  • Gently fry the onion in a little oil until just soft and set aside.
  • Fluff the couscous with a fork to separate the crumbs and season to taste.
  • Stir in the butternut, onion and butter.
  • Garnish with freshly chopped herbs.
  • Serve hot or cold.
Serves 6


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