Couscous with pine nuts, coriander & raisins

Try this superhealthy accompaniment alongside lamb chops for a tasty meal to serve a crowd

  • Prep:5 mins
    Cook:2 mins
  • Serves 10
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 366
  • fat 17g
  • saturates 2g
  • carbs 50g
  • sugars 18g
  • fibre 2g
  • protein 8g
  • salt 0.28g


  • 250g couscous
  • 400ml hot vegetable stock
  • 75g 2 ½ oz pine nuts
  • 50g dried apricots, chopped
  • bunch coriander leaves
  • 4-5 tbsp raisins
  • zest and juice 1 lemon
  • 5 tbsp olive oil


  1. Put the couscous in a medium-sized bowl, pour over the stock, cover with cling film, and leave to stand for 5 mins. Meanwhile, toast the pine nuts in a dry pan for a few mins, until pale golden.

  2. Fluff up the couscous with a fork, add all the remaining ingredients and mix well to combine.

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