Makes: 4 servings

15 to 30 minutes

Very easy

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  • 1 L water
  • 200g (7 oz) of couscous pearls
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 4 or 5 tablespoons of tomato sauce
  • According to your taste: 1 onion, 1 carrot, 1 tomato, ½ stalk celery, mint dry
  • 1 tablespoon of oil


1. Boil water. Meanwhile, cut vegetables into small pieces.

2. In the saucepan, put the oil and onion. Add crushed garlic, tomatoes, tomato paste and celery/carrot. Cook.

3. Add the chilli powder or fresh chili, a bit of ras el hanout or a few drops of tabasco. Then add the couscous pearls and cook for the time indicated on the packaging (~ 10 min). If the couscous absorbs a lot, add a little water.

Put dried mint and serve immediately.

Recipe by Sabarot

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