Cous Cous with Sweet potato, pumpkin and beans

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quick and easy heathy main or side dish. bit of a bite but very nice

Preparation time: 10 mins
Cooking time: 15 mins

Difficulty: Easy - for beginners
Serves: 4 - 6

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Tags: main · side ·


500 G Couscous
625 ML Filtered Water
450 G Butternut or Jap pumpkin, peeled and cubed
400 G Sweet Potato, peeled and cubed
250 G sliced beans, top and tailed
Pinch sea salt
1 tble spn cumin
2 tspn cinnamon
½ tsp turmeric


Place pumpkin and sweet potato in pan covered with filtered water and bring to boil, reduce heat and simmer for 5 mins. Add beans and cook a further 2-3 mins.
Meanwhile, in a separate pan, bring water and spices to boil over medium heat, stir in the couscous and cook for approx 5 mins till absorbed and fluff with a fork.
Drain the vegetables and stir through the couscous.

Peas, corn or carrot and snow peas may be used alternatively.


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