Roasted Pumpkin Couscous Recipe

Roasted pumpkin couscous

Try this Roasted pumpkin couscous recipe for a tasty side dish idea

Ingredients (serves 4)

750g butternut pumpkin, peeled, cut into 2cm pieces
1 medium red onion, halved, cut into wedges
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 teaspoons Moroccan seasoning
1 cup couscous
1 chicken stock cube
1 cup boiling water
2 x 125g cans chickpeas, drained, rinsed
1/4 cup toasted pine nuts
1/4 cup roughly chopped fresh coriander leaves

Method

1. Preheat oven to 220°C/200°C fan-forced. Line a baking tray with baking paper. Place pumpkin and onion in a bowl. Add oil and seasoning. Toss to coat. Arrange mixture, in a single layer, on prepared tray. Bake for 20 minutes or until pumpkin is golden and tender.

2. Meanwhile, place couscous in a heatproof bowl. Add crumbled stock cube and boiling water. Stir to combine. Stand, covered, for 5 minutes or until liquid has absorbed. Stir with a fork to separate grains. Add pumpkin mixture, chickpeas, pine nuts and coriander. Toss gently to combine. Serve.

Notes
Serve with pan-fried white fish or lamb cutlets.