couscous salad

couscous salad

ServesServes 4


250g couscous
300ml vegetable stock
25ml olive oil
1 teaspoon sweet smoked paprika
100g peas
250g couscous
25ml olive oil
2 chorizo sausages, sliced into 1cm rounds
1 red onion, sliced
1 teaspoon sweet smoked paprika
400g can chickpeas, drained
Sea salt and freshly cracked black pepper


  1. Bring the stock to the boil and blanch the peas for 2 minutes
  2. Remove peas with a slotted spoon and place into a large mixing bowl
  3. Place the couscous into a bowl and pour over the stock
  4. Cover with plastic wrap and allow to steam for 5 minutes
  5. Heat olive oil in a large pan and fry the chorizo for 3-4 minutes
  6. Remove with a slotted spoon and place in the bowl with the peas
  7. Add the onions to the oil left in the pan and cook for 5-6 minutes until softened
  8. Stir in the paprika and chickpeas and sauté for a minute
  9. Add to the mixing bowl and toss to combine
  10. Take the plastic off the couscous and fluff the grains with a fork
  11. Add to the bowl with the chorizo and toss
  12. Season with the salt and pepper and serve
Back to top