Pieday Friday ~ summer couscous recipe

Sometimes you just don’t want a big filling dinner during the summer and I’ve got the perfect solution for days like these – a lovely summer couscous dish packed full of lovely vegetables and flavour!

You will need: Pack of couscous, mushrooms, red onion, spring onions, peppers, olives, coriander, lemon juice, salt and pepper.

pieday friday recipe from cassiefairy - summer vegetable mushroom couscous

First chop and brown off the red onions in a large pan – fried in a little fry-light or olive oil if you prefer. Then add strips of peppers and sliced mushrooms and cook until softened. In the meantime, follow the packet instructions to make the couscous, adding the correct quantity of boiling water and stir in a tablespoon of lemon juice before waiting for it to be absorbed. Fork the couscous over and add to the pan of vegetables. Slice up the spring onions and olives and stir through the couscous mixture, adding chopped coriander and salt and pepper to taste. Serve with some lovely marinated chicken (see my recipe here!) for a lovely summer meal!

Let me know if you try this recipe out and tweet me with your photos of your cooking to @CassiefairyTutu.

More Pieday Friday articles

Share the love:

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on pinterest
Share on email
Share on linkedin
Share on whatsapp
Cassie Fairy
Cassie is a freelance writer with a Masters degree in lifestyle promotion studies. She loves to 'get the look for less' so regularly shares thrifty fashion posts, DIY interior design ideas and low-cost recipes on her blog.

Share your comments, tips and ideas...

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Please agree to the use of cookies to continue using this website. Read our Privacy Policy for more info

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. Cookies store information about a user’s interaction with a site but no personal details. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this. Any information gathered is anonymous and will not be used for marketing purposes. Read our Privacy Policy for more information.

Close