What to do with leftover wholegrain couscous
Wholegrain cousous is a staple ingredient in North Africa and popular in many dishes. Discover how you can use up leftover wholegrain couscous here.
Recipes using wholegrain couscous
- Harissa chicken with couscous
- Couscous and green bean salad with crumbled Wensleydale
- Chicken tagine with figs and fruity couscous
How to use up leftover wholegrain couscous
- Stuffed peppers
Fry a chopped onion, add minced beef and brown well. Stir in cooked couscous and some crumbled feta. Use to stuff halved red peppers and bake at 180°C/160°C fan/gas 4 for 20 minutes or until the peppers are soft.
- Couscous salad
Combine cooked couscous, raisins, chopped pistachios (or any nuts you have handy), fresh rocket leaves and a handful of fresh parsley leaves. Dress with lemon juice and a good glug of olive oil, then season well.