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Spicy Tomato Couscous

Created by SteveA

A spicy couscous recipe, with a tomato dressing and chopped tomatoes.

2 people
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Prep time
10 minutes
Cook time
5 mins


  • 1 large cup couscous
  • 3-4 tomatoes
  • 2 tblspns extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tblspn red wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon chilli flakes
  • 1/2 tblspn tomato paste
  • to taste salt & pepper
  • 1 teaspoon water
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano

Recipe Method

Cook the couscous as per the packet instructions, or place in a bowl, fill till just over the top of the couscous with boiling water, then cover and leave for 5 minutes. Once ready, uncover and stir.

For the dressing - add the olive oil, mustard, vinegar to a small bowl and mix well. Add in the tomato paste, water, chilli flakes, oregano and mix well.

Chop the tomatoes in large chunks, add to the coucous, then add the dressing. Check the seasoning, then serve.

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  • SarahAnderson 27/01/2013 Review Score: 3
    Spicy and strong flavours, but goes really well with things that need some spicing up, e.g. plain omlette, lamb, etc.

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