Couscous with sausages recipe

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serves: 4
Spice: Mild
Prep: 10 min
Cooking: 15 min
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  • In just 30 minutes this savoury and satisfying supper dish can be on the table! Your kids will love the combination of fluffy couscous and spicy sausages and it’s a great way to get them to eat their veg as well!


    • 500 g packet couscous
    • dash of light olive oil
    • 2 courgettes
    • 1 red pepper
    • 1 green pepper
    • 2 red onions
    • Hand full of cashew nuts/pine nuts(whichever you fancy, both work well)
    • 1 tbsp chopped parsley
    • 2 cans tomatoes
    • 1 green chilli
    • 2 cloves garlic
    • 1 pack of Kabanos sausages


    • Follow directions on pack of couscous – usually empty contents into a bowl, cover with boiling water and leave to stand for 10minutes.

    • Chop peppers, onions, courgettes, garlic and chilli.

    • Stir fry in a hot pan with the oil. Once softened add the cans of tinned tomato.

    • Season, and allow to simmer for 10 minutes. Chop and add Kabanos, parsley and nuts.

    • Stir through for 5 minutes.

    • Stir in couscous.

    Top tip for making Couscous with sausages

    If you can't find kabanos use chorizo or spicy sausages instead

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