Mint tea couscous

Whip up this quick and easy Moroccan inspired side dish in just 15 minutes – perfect with lamb, chicken or halloumi

  • Prep:5 mins
    Cook:10 mins
  • Serves 4
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 246
  • fat 1g
  • saturates 0g
  • carbs 50g
  • sugars 1g
  • fibre 6g
  • protein 9g
  • salt 0.1g


  • bunch mint
  • 1 thick strip lemon zest
  • 300g wholewheat couscous
  • 4 spring onions, chopped


  1. Put the mint and lemon zest in a saucepan (reserve some small leaves for later) and cover with 600ml water. Bring to the boil, then add the couscous, cover and take off the heat.

  2. Leave to stand for 5-10 mins until the couscous has absorbed all the liquid. Remove and discard the lemon zest and cooked mint. Top the couscous with the spring onions and reserved mint leaves, and serve.

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